Old Norse Dictionary - mis-leggja

Meaning of Old Norse word "mis-leggja" in English.

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

lagði, to lay amiss; e-m eru mislagðar hendr, one had ‘mislaid hands,’ i. e. did the wrong thing and left the right undone, Fms. vii. 118, Þorst. Stang. 52, Finnb. 262: also of slovenly or bad work.

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.

Works & Authors cited:

Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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