galanas

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Etymology[edit]

From Welsh galanas (murder; weregild)

Noun[edit]

galanas (plural galanases)

  1. (historical, law) the blood money or weregild paid by a murderer to the family of his victim under early Welsh law

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

galanas

  1. (law, historical) blood money, weregild, the fine paid by a murderer to the lord and family of his victim[1]
  2. (law, historical) the act of murder itself

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wade-Evans, Arthur. Welsh Medieval Law. Oxford Univ., 1909. Accessed 1 Feb 2013.