Andlits-sköp

Old Norse Dictionary - andlits-sköp

Meaning of Old Norse word "andlits-sköp" (or andlits-skǫp) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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