Lög-stefnaOld Norse Dictionary - lög-stefna
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-stefna" (or lǫg-stefna) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-stefna (lǫg-stefna)
- u, f. a lawful summons, Grág. i. 39, 374, Nj. 240.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-stefna may be more accurately written as lǫg-stefna.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛋᛏᛁᚠᚾᛅ
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.)
- Njála. (D. II.)