Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögkennandi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögkennandi" (or lǫgkennandi) in Norwegian.

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

lögkennandi (lǫgkennandi)
lögkennandi, m. Person som er réttr íkvið at tengdum ok at frændsemi okleggr þat undir þegnskap sínn, at hinn(som har aflagt Ed paa, at hann áttifé þat þá, er í afrétt fór ok hefir eigisíðan lógat) virkelig har Eier deraf þá,er í afrétt var rekit Grág. 2354 fgg

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, lögkennandi may be more accurately written as lǫgkennandi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚴᚽᚿᚿᛆᚿᚦᛁ
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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