mynding (ODan) mynding (ON) noun

In ODan, a lot or portion of a spouse’s property, if they had mutual children. In ON, the balancing, or possibly joining, of bride price and portion.


paying the bride price ({munder}) ONorw GuL Kvb
right by a child ODan VSjL 2 Refs:

Gammeldansk ordbog s.v. mynding; Hertzberg s.v. mynding; Tamm and Vogt, eds, 2016, 333

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3717
    (05/24/2024)