erfðarómagi (ON) erfðaómagi (ON) noun

A dependent being maintained by a man who stood to inherit from him. The term appears only in Grg and is specifically used to distinguish him from a more closely related heir who did not have the means to maintain the dependent. Previously thought to refer to an inherited dependent in Grg Þsþ 68, but see glossary note and corrigenda in GrgTr II.


dependent from whom one stands to inherit OIce Grg Þsþ 68 Ómb 129 Refs:

CV s.v. erfð; Fritzner s.v. erfðarúmagi; GrgTr II:373

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1050
    (09/28/2022)