As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-skyldr (lǫg-skyldr)
- adj. legally obliged, bound by law, Grág. i. 280:—prescribed by law, K. Þ. K. 102, 124.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-skyldr may be more accurately written as lǫg-skyldr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.