Alvöru-liga

Old Norse Dictionary - alvöru-liga

Meaning of Old Norse word "alvöru-liga" (or alvǫru-liga) in English.

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

alvöru-liga (alvǫru-liga)
adv. earnestly, Fms. ii. 211.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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