Lög-kænnOld Norse Dictionary - lög-kænn
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-kænn" (or lǫg-kænn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-kænn (lǫg-kænn)
- adj. versed, skilled in the law, Nj. 222, Fms. vii. 133.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-kænn may be more accurately written as lǫg-kænn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚴᛅᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)