Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögsilfr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögsilfr" (or lǫgsilfr) in Norwegian.

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

lögsilfr (lǫgsilfr)
lögsilfr, n. Sølv som er gangbart Betalings-middel efter Loven. Grág. 21414. 2154. 6(Grg. II, 1416. 23); þat er silfr sakgilt -,er eigi sé verra heldr, en var lögsilfret forna þat, er 10 peningar gera eyriok meiri sé silfrslitr á en messingar,ok þoli skor ok sé jafnt útan seminnan Grg. I, 2045.

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, lögsilfr may be more accurately written as lǫgsilfr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᛋᛁᛚᚠᚱ
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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