As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- rök-samligr (rǫk-samligr)
- adj. reasonable, just, true; röksamlig ritning, Stj. 1; röksamleg bók, a true, learned book, 655 xxii. A. 2; röksamlig skilning, a true understanding, Mar.; röksamlig refsing, a just punishment, Fb. i. 409; r. í stjórn, just in government, Bs. ii. 3: freq. in mod. usage in the sense of conclusive, of an argument, authoritative, of a person.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, rök-samligr may be more accurately written as rǫk-samligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚴ-ᛋᛅᛘᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.