quindi (OGu) noun

woman OGu GL A 20 (corrected in translation from A 19), 28

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  • ‘quindi’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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quindi (OGu) adj.

female OGu GL A 20, Add. 1 (B 4)

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  • ‘quindi’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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quindismaþr (OGu) noun

female OGu GL A 14, 20, 28

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  • ‘quindismaþr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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quisl (OGu) kvísl (ON) noun

family line ONorw GuL Arb
generation OGu GL A 20

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  • ‘quisl’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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quislarmenn (pl.) (OGu) noun

kinsmen from another branch of the family OGu GL A 28

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  • ‘quislarmenn (pl.)’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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quiþr (OGu) noun

womb OGu GL A 14, 18

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  • ‘quiþr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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qvalalös (OSw) adj.

unchallenged OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Rb

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  • ‘qvalalös’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvarstaþa (OSw) quærstaþa (OSw) noun

Literally ‘remaining’. The handling of a legal case awaiting further developments such as results of appeals (HL, VmL), and confirmation of ownership of disputed objects (SdmL, UL, VmL).


lien OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Mb

rest OSw HL Rb
suspension OSw HL Kkb
OSw SdmL Jb
OSw VmL Rb

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  • ‘qvarstaþa’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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qvarsæta (OSw) kværsæte (ODan) noun

In ODan JyL, land that was exempt, presumably from military service (ODan lething, see leþunger), as well as a fee paid for this. In OSw ÄVgL, synonymous with qvarsætutak and tak, i.e. a surety for a disputed object, but it is unclear who should hold it.


due for exempt land ODan JyL 3
exempt due ODan JyL 3
land where military dues are not paid ODan JyL 3
lien OSw ÄVgL Tb
non-military due ODan JyL 3
Refs:

KLNM s.v. leidang; Lund s.v. qvær; Ordbog over det danske sprog s.v. kværsæde; Schlyter s.v.v. qvarsæta, qvarsætu tak; Tamm and Vogt, eds, 2016, 307

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  • ‘qvarsæta’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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qvarsætutak (OSw) kyrrsetutak (ON) kuarsætu tak (OSw) noun

In OSw, deposition of disputed goods during the legal handling of an accusation of theft; mentioned as a legal tak (q.v.) alongside brötartak (q.v.) and skælatak (q.v.). In ONorw, security for an obligation to attend something.


lien OSw ÄVgL Tb
security that a person be present at a certain place ONorw GuL Llb
sequestration security OSw YVgL Tb
Refs:

CV s.v. kyrrseta; Fritzner s.v. kyrrsetutak; Hertzberg s.v. kyrrsetutak; Schlyter s.v. qvarsætu tak

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  • ‘qvarsætutak’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qviggrind (OSw) noun

fold’s gate OSw YVgL Rlb
OSw ÄVgL Rlb

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  • ‘qviggrind’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvikfæ (OSw) kvikfæ (ODan) kvikfé (ON) kykfé (ON) noun

animal OSw YVgL Gb
livestock ODan SkL 142
OIce Js Ert 2

livestock quota OIce Grg Lbþ 180
living chattel ODan JyL 2

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  • ‘qvikfæ’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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qvikker (OSw) quikr (OGu) kvikr (ON) adj.

Legally significant contexts include tithes (paid in livestock), capital punishment (see below), and rights of inheritance, e.g. when a dying woman gave birth to a living child, the child was assigned a number (13) in the line of succession (ONorw GuL ch. 104).


alive OGu GL A 14, 18
ONorw GuL Løb, Arb
OSw UL Kkb, Äb, Mb, Blb, Rb
OSw VmL Kkb, Äb, Jb, Rb

cattle OSw UL Kkb
OSw VmL Kkb

living OSw UL Kkb, Äb, Mb, Kmb, Blb
OSw VmL Äb, Mb, Kmb, Bb

quick OSw UL Kkb
Expressions:

qvikker i iorþ gravas (OSw)

Burying alive as a capital punishment for women committing theft exceeding a certain value and for men committing bestiality. In the latter case it was specified that the plaintiff, i.e. the owner of the abused animal, was to act as executioner.

to be buried (in the earth) alive OSw DL Kkb HL Mb

Refs:

KLNM s.v. dødsstraf

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  • ‘qvikker’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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qviktiundi (OSw) qviktiund (OSw) noun

cattle tithe OSw HL Kkb
livestock tithe OSw HL Kkb
OSw UL Kkb
OSw VmL Kkb

living tithe OSw SdmL Kkb
OSw YVgL Kkb

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  • ‘qviktiundi’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvinnaarf (OSw) noun

maternal inheritance OSw HL Äb

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  • ‘qvinnaarf’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvinnabænker (OSw) noun

women’s bench OSw HL Mb

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  • ‘qvinnabænker’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvinnafriþer (OSw) noun

Included among the peace declarations related to the king and eþsöre, and breaching it (defined in HL as rape and abduction) was considered a non-atoneable crime.


peace of women OSw YVgL Add
women’s inviolability OSw HL Kgb
women’s peace OSw SdmL Kgb,Till

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  • ‘qvinnafriþer’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qvælia (OSw) verb

Literally ‘to torment’. To complain about something that could be handled at the þing ‘assembly’ (translated as ‘to complain’, ‘to challenge’, ‘to contest’, ‘to criticize’), also to summon a formal meeting, particularly a þing, and occasionally understood as initiating legal proceedings (reflected in translations such as ‘to bring a case (against)’, ‘to prosecute’, ‘to sue (for)’, ‘to appeal’).


appeal OSw DL Bb
bring a case (against) OSw DL Gb
OSw UL Mb, Rb

bring a case of inheritance against OSw DL Gb
challenge OSw DL Bb
OSw UL Kkb, Blb, Rb
OSw VmL Kkb, Mb, Jb, Rb

complain OSw HL Kkb
complain (about something) OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Mb

contest OSw SdmL Äb, Jb, Mb
convene OSw SdmL Rb
criticize OSw HL Mb, Rb
make demands of OSw UL Kkb, Mb
OSw VmL Mb

persecute OSw UL Mb
OSw VmL Mb

prosecute OSw DL Kkb, Bb
OSw HL Mb

raise a challenge OSw UL Kkb, Kgb
OSw VmL Kkb, Jb, Kmb

sue OSw HL Mb
sue for OSw VmL Mb

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  • ‘qvælia’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
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    (12/02/2021)

qværn (OSw) kværn (OSw) noun

mill OSw DL Bb
OSw HL Blb
OSw SdmL Bb

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  • ‘qværn’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.
    http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/4237
    (12/02/2021)