Lögréttu-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - lögréttu-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lögréttu-maðr" (or lǫgréttu-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lögréttu-maðr (lǫgréttu-maðr)
- n. [lagraetman, Jamieson], a member of the lögrétta, in Icel. sense, Grág. i. 8; in Norse sense, Jb. 1.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lögréttu-maðr may be more accurately written as lǫgréttu-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᚱᛁᛏᛏᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)