Dáð-leysingi

Old Norse Dictionary - dáð-leysingi

Meaning of Old Norse word "dáð-leysingi" in English.

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

dáð-leysingi
a, m. a good-for-naught, (fainéant), a lubber, Sturl. iii. 135.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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