Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögfaðmr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögfaðmr" (or lǫgfaðmr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

lögfaðmr (lǫgfaðmr)
lögfaðmr, m. Favn, Favnemaal af saadanLængde, som samme skal have efter Loven; örskotshelgr er nú tvau hunðröð lög-faðma tolfrœð á sléttum velli Grág.35212.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, lögfaðmr may be more accurately written as lǫgfaðmr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚠᛆᚦᛘᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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