Al-görlega

Old Norse Dictionary - al-görlega

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-görlega" (or al-gǫrlega) in English.

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

al-görlega (al-gǫrlega)
adv. altogether, quite, Fms. ii. 42, Greg. 34, etc.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, al-görlega may be more accurately written as al-gǫrlega.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
etc.
et cetera.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Greg.
Gregory. (F. II.)
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