Elli-lyf

Old Norse Dictionary - elli-lyf

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

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

elli-lyf
f. medicine to bar old age, elixir vitae, (mythol.). Haustl. 9, cp. Edda 63.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
mythol.
mythology, mythologically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Haustl.
Haustlöng. (A. I.)
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