Old Norse Dictionary - lög-mark

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

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

lög-mark (lǫg-mark)
n. a lawful mark on sheep, Grág. i. 416, ii. 308, 309.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛘᛅᚱᚴ
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.)
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