Lög-segjandiOld 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.)