hval (ODan) hvalr (ON) noun

In ODan, appearing in the context of the right to beached whales; the king was to be informed of the find, but the finder also had the right to a part.

whale ODan ESjL 3
ODan JyL 3
ONorw GuL Kvr

Tamm and Vogt, eds, 2016, 31

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

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