Erfið-liga

Old Norse Dictionary - erfið-liga

Meaning of Old Norse word "erfið-liga" in English.

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

erfið-liga
adv. with pain and toil; er hann sótti e. til hans, he strove hard to get up to him, Edda 60; e-t horfir e., looks hard, Nj. 139; búa e. við e-n, to treat one harshly, Fas. ii. 96; at skipi þessu farisk e., that his ship will fare ill, make a bad voyage, vi. 376; varð mér þar erviðligast um, there I met with the greatest difficulties, Nj. 163.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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