Old Norse Dictionary - alvöru-samligr

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

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

alvöru-samligr (alvǫru-samligr)
adj. earnest looking, devoted; a. þjónosta, Fms. i. 261.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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