Fast-liga

Old Norse Dictionary - fast-liga

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

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

fast-liga Old Norse word can mean:

fast-liga
adv. firmly, strongly, Sks. 374.
fast-liga
β. metaph., Hom. 114, Fms. v. 217, Fas. i. 4; trúa f., to believe firmly, Fms. v. 242; bjóða f., Stj. 54: e-t horfir f., it looks hard, unyielding, difficult, Lv. 94; vera f. kominn, to be fast shut up, Eg. 519, Ld. 52.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
s. v.
sub voce.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Lv.
Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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