jamlangi (OSw) jamlange (ODan) iemlangi (OGu) iamlangde (OSw) iæmlange (OSw) noun

Literally ‘equal length’, meaning one year, or sometimes possibly one year and six weeks. Frequently occurring in expressions such as dagh (‘day’) ok iamlangi and nat (‘night’) ok iamlangi and used for time limits concerning, for example, an heir’s right to claim inheritance under certain circumstances and the healing of certain wounds with consequence for their compensation.

after one year OSw ÄVgL Smb

course of a year OSw UL Äb
OSw VmL Äb

during a year OSw YVgL Äb
in a year OSw ÄVgL Äb
one year ODan SkKL 11
OSw KrL Bb
OSw SdmL Kkb, Gb, Jb, Bb

same time the following year OGu GL A 14
year ODan ESjL 3
ODan JyL 2, 3
OSw ÖgL Kkb, Db
OSw UL Kkb, Mb, Jb, Blb
OSw VmL Kkb, Äb, Mb, Jb

year and a day ODan ESjL 2, 3
OGu GL A 19


dagh ok iamlangi (OSw) dagh oc iamling (ODan)

a year and a day ODan VSjL 1, 19, 20, 83, 87 OSw HL Mb

nat ok iamlangi (OSw)

a night and a year OSw BjR MEL Kb YVgL Frb, Äb, Föb

a year and a day OSw HL Mb YVgL Kkb ÖgL Gb, Äb, Jb, Kmb, Rb, Bb


KLNM s.v.v. termin, år og dag; Lund s.v.v. dagh, iamlinge; Schlyter s.v. jamlangi; Tamm and Vogt, eds, 2016, 316

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

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