As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-villa (lǫg-villa)
- u, f. a fraudulent procedure, Grág. i. 21, Nj. 235, 237.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-villa may be more accurately written as lǫg-villa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚢᛁᛚᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.