Al-gleymingr

Old Norse Dictionary - al-gleymingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-gleymingr" in English.

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

al-gleymingr
m. [glaumr], great glee, great mirth, in the phrase, slá á algleyniing, to be in great glee, to be very merry, Sturl. iii. 123. The Icel. now say, að komast í algleyrning, to run high, to the highest point.

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

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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