Lögrettu-skipanOld Norse Dictionary - lögrettu-skipan
Meaning of Old Norse word "lögrettu-skipan" (or lǫgrettu-skipan) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lögrettu-skipan (lǫgrettu-skipan)
- f. the order, constitution of the l., as to the number of its members, Jb. 9, Nj. 150.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lögrettu-skipan may be more accurately written as lǫgrettu-skipan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᚱᛁᛏᛏᚢ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)