nefgildi (ON) noun

In OIce and ONorw referring to compensation for a killing, to be paid or received by kinsfolk on the mother’s side.


cognate payment OIce Grg Bat 113
ONorw FrL Sab 7

compensation to be paid or received by kinsfolk on the mother’s side ONorw GuL Olb
mother’s side ONorw FrL ArbB 8
ONorw GuL Olb
Refs:

Hertzberg s.v. nefgildi; KLNM s.v. nefgildi

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

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/3780
    (05/29/2024)