Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögfastnan

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögfastnan" (or lǫgfastnan) in Norwegian.

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

lögfastnan (lǫgfastnan)
lögfastnan, f. Trolovelse som foregaar iOverensstemmelse med Lovens Forskrifter (at lögum Grág. 16212); at því vættinefnom við (nl. vátta), at þú (N. N.)fastnar mér (N. N.) lögföstnon ok þúhandsalar mér heimanfylgju Grág. 16215(jvf Grg. II, 3510).

Part of speech: f

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚠᛆᛋᛏᚿᛆᚿ
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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