Ár-sæll

Old Norse Dictionary - ár-sæll

Meaning of Old Norse word "ár-sæll" in English.

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

ár-sæll
adj. happy or blest in the year, fortunate as to season, an epithet of a king; good or bad seasons were put on the king’s account, cp. Fms. i. 51, xi. 294; góðr höfðíngi ok á., i. 198; á. ok vinsæll, Fagrsk. 2, Bret. 100; allra konunga ársælstr, Fms. x. 175.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fagrsk.
Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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