Old Norwegian Dictionary - lögvitr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lögvitr" (or lǫgvitr) in Norwegian.

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

lögvitr (lǫgvitr)
lögvitr, adj. lovkyndig, = lögkænn, lög-spakr. Nj. 139 (22224).

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚯᚵᚠᛁᛏᚱ
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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