Á-hlýðinn

Old Norse Dictionary - á-hlýðinn

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-hlýðinn" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-hlýðinn
adj. giving a willing ear, listening readily; ekki á., obstinate, self-willed, Fms. vi. 431; á. um fjártökur, greedy of gain, vii. 209, where, however, the Morkinsk. (p. 337) reads, á. um fortölur, easy to persuade, which suits the context better; á. til grimleiks, Fms. x. 380, Thom. 28.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚼᛚᚢᚦᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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