Old Norse Dictionary - lög-ræna

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

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

lög-ræna (lǫg-ræna)
t, to deprive of law, to treat unfairly and in a lawless manner,l. 542, Bs. i. 737.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚱᛅᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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