Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögfesta

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögfesta" (or lǫgfesta) in Norwegian.

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

lögfesta (lǫgfesta)
lögfesta, f. lovligt Forbud, Fredlysning. Frost. 13, 14; Landsl. 7, 19 (se underVerbet lögfesta 1).

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, lögfesta may be more accurately written as lǫgfesta.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚠᚽᛋᛏᛆ
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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