Al-görleikr

Old Norse Dictionary - al-görleikr

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-görleikr" (or al-gǫrleikr) in English.

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

al-görleikr (al-gǫrleikr)
now algörlegleikr, s, m. (theol.) perfectness, perfection, Stj. 21, Fms. x. 337, Rb. 316.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
theol.
theological, theologically.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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