Flár

Old Norse Dictionary - flár

Meaning of Old Norse word "flár" in English.

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

flár Old Norse word can mean:

flár
fem. flá, neut. flátt, compar. flári, superl. flástr, prop. gaping; flár saumr, a loose ill-stitched seam.
flár
2. metaph. in the saving, mæla fagrt, en hyggja flátt, to speak fair, but think false, Fms. ii. 91, Hm. 90, Bjarn. 21, Al. 102.

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

Abbreviations used:

compar.
comparative.
fem.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
neut.
neuter.
prop.
proper, properly.
superl.
superlative.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Bjarn.
Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hm.
Hává-mál. (A. I.)
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