Old Norse Dictionary - lög-hverfð

Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-hverfð" (or lǫg-hverfð) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

lög-hverfð (lǫg-hverfð)
f., or lög-hverfa, u, f. a lawful fence, D. N. v. 186.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-hverfð may be more accurately written as lǫg-hverfð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚼᚢᛁᚱᚠᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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