Þing-logiOld Norse Dictionary - þing-logi
Meaning of Old Norse word "þing-logi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a law term, a ‘meeting-belier,’ one who breaks his engagement to attend a meeting or court when summoned (cp. A. S. wærloga = a truce-breaker): also used metaph., hann varð ok eigi þinglogi, he was no engagement-breaker, FmS. xi. 22, Sturl. i. 142 (in a verse); ok er at nefndum degi kom þá varð jarl eigi þ., 48; varða hrönnum höfn þingloga, i. e. the haven belied them not, they got safe into harbour, Hkv. 1. 29 (Bugge).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᚴ-ᛚᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- i. e.
- id est.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)