Lög-kaupOld Norse Dictionary - lög-kaup
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-kaup" (or lǫg-kaup) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-kaup (lǫg-kaup)
- n. a lawful bargain, Grág. i. 148, K. Þ. K. 70.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-kaup may be more accurately written as lǫg-kaup.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚴᛅᚢᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)