Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögfóstri

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögfóstri" (or lǫgfóstri) in Norwegian.

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

lögfóstri (lǫgfóstri)
lögfóstri, m. Person som er fœddr lög-fóstri; fyr bú ófœrs manns er rétt atkveðja þessa menn fjóra, ef - -, ennfjórði (nl. er) lögfóstri sá, er bóandinnhefir fœddan Grg. I, 16024 jvf Grág.3225.

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, lögfóstri may be more accurately written as lǫgfóstri.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚠᚮᛋᛏᚱᛁ
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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