Lög-villr

Old Norse Dictionary - lög-villr

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

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

lög-villr (lǫg-villr)
adj. mistaken in point of law, Grág. i. 316.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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