Old Norse Dictionary - lög-metandi

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

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

lög-metandi (lǫg-metandi)
a, m. a legal taxer, surveyor, Grág. i. 88, 397.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛘᛁᛏᛅᚾᛏᛁ
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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