Efni-ligr

Old Norse Dictionary - efni-ligr

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

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

efni-ligr
adj. (-liga, adv.), hopeful, promising, e. g. of a youth, Nj. 39, Eg. 147, 599, Fms. i. 17, v. 263, Orkn. 202; efniligt ráð, a wise issue, Fms. xi. 21; sögðu allt hit efniligasta, made a flattering report, ix. 488; ekki efniligt, not advisable, Sturl. i. 186.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
e. g.
exempli gratia.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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