As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- alvöru-ligr (alvǫru-ligr)
- adj. earnest, devoted; a. vinátta, Fms. ii. 144.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, alvöru-ligr may be more accurately written as alvǫru-ligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚢᚢᚱᚢ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.