Old Norse Dictionary - lög-sjándi

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

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

lög-sjándi (lǫg-sjándi)
part. a ‘law-seer,’ surveyor; hafit ér nökkut lögsjándr til kvadda! Eb. 56, Grág. i. 392, 393, 504, ii. 31.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Grágás. (B. I.)
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