Byr-ligr

Old Norse Dictionary - byr-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "byr-ligr" in English.

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

byr-ligr
adj. (-liga, adv.), promising a fair wind; því at ekki er byrligt, Sd. 174, in the phrase, blása byrlega, to blow fair for one; ekki b. draumr, a bad dream, Fas. i. 14.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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