Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögmetandi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögmetandi" (or lǫgmetandi) in Norwegian.

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

lögmetandi (lǫgmetandi)
lögmetandi, m. Person som skal værdsættede Betalingsmidler (metfé), hvormed enGjæld skal afgjøres, en Betaling ydes. Grág. 2181 (Grg. II, 14417); Grg. II,19424.

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, lögmetandi may be more accurately written as lǫgmetandi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᛘᚽᛏᛆᚿᚦᛁ
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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