Elli-sif

Old Norse Dictionary - elli-sif

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

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

elli-sif
f. a popular version of Elizabeth, cp. Scot. Elspeth, Fms. vi. (of a Russian princess).

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
Scot.
Scottish.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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