As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- andlits-sköp (andlits-skǫp)
- n. pl. lineaments of the face, n. G. l. i. 339; vel andlits sköpum, of well-formed features, Fms. viii. 238.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, andlits-sköp may be more accurately written as andlits-skǫp.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏᛚᛁᛏᛋ-ᛋᚴᚢᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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