Old 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.)
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