BlíðleikrOld Norse Dictionary - blíðleikr
Meaning of Old Norse word "blíðleikr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and -leiki, m. mildness, balminess, of the air, Fms. x. 336, Rb. 336: blandishment, Pass. 31. 10.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛁᚦᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
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.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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