Old 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.)
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