fullréttisorð (ON) noun

Verbal insults; defamation which required the offender to pay full personal compensation (ON fullrétti) to the injured party. In Iceland this type of insult carried a penalty of lesser outlawry in addition to a fine (cf. Grg Misc 237).


defamatory word ONorw GuL Mhb
insulting words for which one should be compensated OIce Mah 24
words requiring full personal compensation ONorw FrL Rgb 35
OIce Grg Misc 237
Refs:

CV s.v. fullréttisorð; Fritzner s.v. fullréttisorð; Hertzberg s.v. fullréttisorð; KLNM s.v. fullrétti, ærekrænkelse

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/1548
    (10/05/2022)