Alls-herjar

Old Norse Dictionary - alls-herjar

Meaning of Old Norse word "alls-herjar" in English.

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

alls-herjar
an old, obsolete gen. from herr; Drottinn Sabaoth is in the Icel. transl. of the Bible rendered by Drottinn Allsherjar, the Lord of Hosts. It is esp. used as an adv. in some political and legal terms, denoting something general, public, common.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
esp.
especially.
gen.
genitive.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
transl.
translation.
v.
vide.

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