Old Norse Dictionary - lög-segjandi

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

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

lög-segjandi (lǫg-segjandi)
part. ‘law-sayer,’ a person who lawfully pleads or takes part in public affairs, any free citizen of full age, Grág. ii. 31.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛋᛁᚴᛁᛅᚾᛏᛁ
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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