Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögrétt

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögrétt" (or lǫgrétt) in Norwegian.

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

lögrétt (lǫgrétt)
lögrétt, f. lovlig, lovmæssig Indhegning (rétt), hvori man paa Island om Høstensamlede Faarene fra Sommergræsgangenefor at enhver Eier derfra kunde faa ud- taget de ham tilhørende. Grág. 23018(Grg. II, 15524. 27); Jb. 292 (NL. IV,28526. 28.

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, lögrétt may be more accurately written as lǫgrétt.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚱᚽᛏᛏ
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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