Lögsögumanns-rúmOld Norse Dictionary - lögsögumanns-rúm
Meaning of Old Norse word "lögsögumanns-rúm" (or lǫgsǫgumanns-rúm) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lögsögumanns-rúm (lǫgsǫgumanns-rúm)
- n. the seat of the law-speaker in the lögrétta, Grág. i. 37, (the opening of the courts fixed at the hour when the sun shone on the seat of the l.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lögsögumanns-rúm may be more accurately written as lǫgsǫgumanns-rúm.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᛋᚢᚴᚢᛘᛅᚾᚾᛋ-ᚱᚢᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)