meneþer (OSw) meneth (ODan) meineiðr (ON) noun

In OSw ÖgL, an oath given on a day when swearing was not allowed; otherwise not defined, even when contrasted to other illegal oaths, afflagha ethar (YVgL) and skrokvitni (ÖgL), or when graded (HL). In ODan VSjL, probably an oath given as a deliberate lie (as with men in SkL, ESjL and JyL). In ON, not defined.


false oath ONorw FrL KrbB 2
OIce KRA 34

perjury OSw HL Kkb
OSw ÖgL Kkb
OSw SmL
ODan VSjL 82
OSw YVgL Kkb

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3592
    (11/28/2022)