Old Norse Dictionary - lög-ræningr

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

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

lög-ræningr (lǫg-ræningr)
m. a person who has been wronged or cheated of his lawful right, Eg. 526, Fms, vii. 65.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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