Old Norwegian Dictionary - yfirlögmaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "yfirlögmaðr" (or yfirlǫgmaðr) in Norwegian.

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

yfirlögmaðr (yfirlǫgmaðr)
yfirlögmaðr, m. þeir langfeðgar höfðuþar verit yfirlögmenn um marga kon-unga æfi á Tíundalandi Fm. IV, 1563,se lögmaðr.

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, yfirlögmaðr may be more accurately written as yfirlǫgmaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛦᚠᛁᚱᛚᚯᚵᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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