Al-vitr

Old Norse Dictionary - al-vitr

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

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

al-vitr
adj. all-wise, now partic. used of God, Clem. 33; superl. alvitrastr, of greatest wisdom, used of a man of science, Sturl. i. 167. MS. Brit. Mus. 1127.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
Brit. Mus.
British Museum.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
partic.
particularly.
S.
Saga.
superl.
superlative.

Works & Authors cited:

Clem.
Clements Saga. (F. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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