Djöful-ligr

Old Norse Dictionary - djöful-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "djöful-ligr" (or djǫful-ligr) in English.

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

djöful-ligr (djǫful-ligr)
adj. (-liga, adv.), devilish, 623. 24, 625. 72, Fms. x. 289 290, Barl. 149, Mar. 60.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, djöful-ligr may be more accurately written as djǫful-ligr.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
l.
line.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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