Yfir-lögmaðrOld Norse Dictionary - yfir-lögmaðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "yfir-lögmaðr" (or yfir-lǫgmaðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- yfir-lögmaðr (yfir-lǫgmaðr)
- m. an ‘over-lawman,’ see lögmaðr, Fms. iv. 156.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, yfir-lögmaðr may be more accurately written as yfir-lǫgmaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᛚᚢᚴᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)