Elsk-hugi

Old Norse Dictionary - elsk-hugi

Meaning of Old Norse word "elsk-hugi" in English.

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

elsk-hugi
or elsk-ogi, a, m. [Swed. älskog; Dan. elskov], love, Edda 21; vináttu ok elskhuga, Stj. 8; ástúð ok e., 130, Bev. 8 (Fr.); elskugi (ælskugi), Barl. 6: a sweetheart, minn sæti herra ok ágætr elskugi (my love), Fb. i. 514.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Bev.
Bevus Saga. (G. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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