Af-skrámligr

Old Norse Dictionary - af-skrámligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "af-skrámligr" in English.

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

af-skrámligr
adj. [af- intens.; skrámr means a giant; skrimsl, a monster; cp. Engl. to scream], hideous, monstrous; a. illvirki, a sacrilege, K. Á. 222: also spelt askramligr and askramliga, Al. 142, Hom. 155.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
intens.
intensive.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
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