ElskariOld Norse Dictionary - elskari
Meaning of Old Norse word "elskari" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a lover, Barl. 88, 187, Karl. 545, Mar. 197, (rare.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛋᚴᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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