julafriþer (OSw) noun

Beginning on Christmas Eve (in HL, nine days earlier) and ending twenty days after it. During this time, lawsuits were forbidden.


Christmas peace OSw SdmL Rb
OSw UL Rb
OSw VmL Rb

peace at/of Christmas OSw ÖgL Kkb
OSw YVgL Kkb

Yule sanctity OSw HL Rb Refs:

KLNM s.v. jul

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2620
    (05/24/2024)