Beiskleiki

Old Norse Dictionary - beiskleiki

Meaning of Old Norse word "beiskleiki" in English.

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

beiskleiki
a, and beiskleikr, s, m. bitterness, harshness, sourness; Marat, þat er b., Stj. 290, Rb. 336 of sulphur: metaph. acrimony, b. i brjósti, Post. 656 C; hjartans b.; bitr b., Stj. 51, 421, Sks. 730 B, Magn. 502, Bs. i. 743.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Post.
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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