Lög-ruðningOld Norse Dictionary - lög-ruðning
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-ruðning" (or lǫg-ruðning) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-ruðning (lǫg-ruðning)
- f. a legal challenge, of neighbours or judges, Nj. 235.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-ruðning may be more accurately written as lǫg-ruðning.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚱᚢᚦᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)