forlagseyrir (ON) noun

Money for one’s support, particularly the support of a specified number of children of impoverished relatives in proportion to one’s assets. Also the obligation to pay this.


maintenance ONorw FrL Kvb 11
ONorw GuL Arb

maintenance money OIce Kge 15, 23
OIce Js Ert 24

means of subsistence ONorw FrL Var 13 ArbB 22 Refs:

Fritzner s.v. forlagseyrir; Hertzberg s.v. forlagseyrir; KLNM s.v. fattigvård

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1376
    (09/30/2022)