As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-ligr (lǫg-ligr)
- adj. lawful, legal, Nj. 1, Eg. 725, Fms. vii. 142, x. 307, K. Á. 58, passim; ú-löglegr, unlawful.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-ligr may be more accurately written as lǫg-ligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.