BauggildiOld Icelandic Dictionary - bauggildi
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bauggildi" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
bauggildi Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) the ‘weregild’ to be paid to the ‘agnates’ of the slain, opp. to nefgildi, the same amount to be paid to the ‘cognates’;
- 2) agnatic relationship.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚢᚴᚴᛁᛚᛏᛁ
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