Álags-háttr

Old Norse Dictionary - álags-háttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "álags-háttr" in English.

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

álags-háttr
m. a kind of metre, the first syllabic of the following line completing the sentence, e. g. ískalda skar ek öldu | eik; Edda (Ht.) 129.

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

Abbreviations used:

e. g.
exempli gratia.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ht.
Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
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