Lög-þáttrOld Norse Dictionary - lög-þáttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-þáttr" (or lǫg-þáttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-þáttr (lǫg-þáttr)
- m. a section of the law, Grág. i. 2, Bs. i. 707.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-þáttr may be more accurately written as lǫg-þáttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚦᛅᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)