gagnagagn (ON) gagnagögn (ON) noun

attestation that formal means of proof have been produced OIce Grg Þsþ 58, 59

Citation
  • ‘gagnagagn’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gagngjald (ON) noun

The gagngjald or tilgjöf (‘bridal gift’, ‘husband’s gift’) was given by the bridegroom to the bride as a ‘donatio propter nuptias’ (lit. ‘gift because of marriage’). The size of the gagngjald was to be in a fixed relation to the size of the heimanfylgja (see hemfylghþ).


bridal gift OIce Kge 13
OIce Js Ert 19
ONorw GuL Kvb, Arb

husband’s gift ONorw GuL Kvb, Arb Refs:

Helle 2001, 139; Hertzberg s.v. gagngjald; KLNM s.v.v. enke, festermål, medgift, ægteskab; Robberstad 1981, 348, 361

Citation
  • ‘gagngjald’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gagnkvöð (ON) noun

A counter-summons. Mentioned in Grg Vís 104 in the context of two parties to a case summoning the same neighbors. Fritzner has interpreted this as a method by which one party can weaken or nullify the summons of the opposition party.


counter-calling OIce Grg Vís 104 Refs:

CV s.v. gagnkvöð; Fritzner s.v. gagnkvöð

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  • ‘gagnkvöð’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gagnsök (ON) noun

counter-suit OIce Grg Tíg 259

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  • ‘gagnsök’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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galdr (ON) galdrar (pl.) (ON) noun

sorcery ONorw GuL Krb
spell OIce Grg Klþ 7

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  • ‘galdr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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galghi (OSw) noun

Etymologically ‘(flexible) branch’ and closely related to a word meaning ‘pole’. An implement for execution by hanging appearing in the expression galghæ ællr gren ‘gallows or branch’. The construction consisted of up to three posts with horizontal beams.


gallows OSw KrL Tb
OSw MEL Tb

gibbet OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Mb

Expressions:

dömas til gren ok galgha (OSw)

be condemned to hang from tree or gallows OSw KrL Tb MEL Tb

Refs:

Ambrius 1996, 38−39; Bjorvand and Lindeman 2000, s.v. galge; Hellquist s.v. galge; KLNM s.v.v. dødsstraf, galge o. galgbacke

Citation
  • ‘galghi’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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galgnár (ON) noun

gallows-corpse OIce Grg Bat 113

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  • ‘galgnár’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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galin (OSw) galen (ODan) adj.

insane ODan ESjL 3
mad ODan ESjL 2
OSw ÄVgL Md
OSw HL Mb
OSw ÖgL Bb
OSw SdmL Mb
OSw YVgL Drb

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  • ‘galin’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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galter (OSw) galtr (OGu) noun

boar OGu GL A 17
OSw VmL Mb, Bb

Citation
  • ‘galter’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gamal (OSw) gambli (OSw) adj.

customary OSw UL Mb, Blb
OSw VmL Bb

Expressions:

fornt ok gamalt (OSw)

from time immemorial OSw UL Jb

Citation
  • ‘gamal’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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ganga (OSw) ganga (OGu) gangas (OGu) ganga (ON) gangas (OSw) verb

be taken OSw UL Kkb, Mb, Jb, Rb
be without sons OGu GL A 20
become a vagrant OIce Grg Ómb 128, 143 Hrs 234
execute (e.g. an oath) OSw UL Kkb, Jb, Blb, Rb
OSw VmL Mb, Jb, Bb, Rb

go ONorw GuL Kpb
present OGu GL A 25
OSw UL Mb

satisfy OSw UL Kkb
take (e.g. an oath) OGu GL A 2
Expressions:

ganga ater (OSw) ganga atr (OGu)

abandon OGu GL A 2

be disallowed OSw ÖgL Rb

ganga undan, ganga ondan (OSw)

defend oneself OSw VmL Mb, Bb

ganga viþr (OGu, OSw) gange vither (ODan)

acknowledge OSw ÖgL Gb

admit ODan SkBL OGu GL A 2, 19 OSw KrL Bb, DbI MESt DbI  UL Äb, Mb, Kmb, Blb VmL Mb, Kmb, Blb ÖgL Jb, Kmb

confess OGu GL A 37 OSw MEL Bb, DbI

Citation
  • ‘ganga’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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ganganzfoter (OSw) noun

livestock OSw DL Bb, Rb

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  • ‘ganganzfoter’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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ganganzfæ (OSw) noun

livestock OSw DL Bb
OSw HL Rb

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  • ‘ganganzfæ’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangare (OSw) noun

ambler OSw VmL Bb

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  • ‘gangare’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangdagahelgr (ON) noun

Rogation Days ONorw GuL Krb

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  • ‘gangdagahelgr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangdagher (OSw) gangdaghar (pl.) (OGu) gangdagr (OGu) gangdagar (pl.) (ON) gangdagr (ON) noun

Rogation Day OIce KRA 24
ONorw FrL KrbA 31

Rogation Days OGu GL A 8
ONorw GuL Krb, Kpb

Expressions:

gangdagher litli (OSw)

minor walking day OSw HL Rb

Citation
  • ‘gangdagher’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangearv (ODan) noun

common inheritance ODan ESjL 1
ODan SkBL
ODan SkL 34, 36
ODan VSjL 1, 20

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  • ‘gangearv’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangfempni (OGu) noun

ability to walk OGu GL B 19

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  • ‘gangfempni’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangkleþi (OGu) gangeklæthe (ODan) noun

walking-clothes ODan SkBL
OGu GL A 20

Citation
  • ‘gangkleþi’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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gangr (OGu) noun

path OGu GL A 27

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  • ‘gangr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

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