Þinga-kvöðOld Norse Dictionary - þinga-kvöð
Meaning of Old Norse word "þinga-kvöð" (or þinga-kvǫð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þinga-kvöð (þinga-kvǫð)
- f. a summoning persons to an assembly, to perform public duties there; vanda skal búa í þingakvöð, Grág. i. 142.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þinga-kvöð may be more accurately written as þinga-kvǫð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᚴᛅ-ᚴᚢᚢᚦ
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.)