As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dæl-ligr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. [hence Dan. deilig], genteel, fine to look at, Edda 58.
- β. = dæll, familiar, Al. 33.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᛚ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
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