All-valdr

Old Norse Dictionary - all-valdr

Meaning of Old Norse word "all-valdr" in English.

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

all-valdr
pl. ar, m. = alvaldr (poët. word), sovereign king, Lex. poët., Hkr. i. 432; heilir allvaldar báðir, a poetical salute, Fms. vi. 195; mikil er allvalds raun (a proverb), ‘tis hard to strive against the powerful, Lv. 111.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
poët.
poetically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Lv.
Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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