Elli-dauðr

Old Norse Dictionary - elli-dauðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "elli-dauðr" in English.

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

elli-dauðr
adj. dead (dying) from old age, Nj. 58, Fms. i. 117, Edda 18.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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