Fleygja

Old Norse Dictionary - fleygja

Meaning of Old Norse word "fleygja" in English.

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

fleygja Old Norse word can mean:

fleygja
fleygði, [fliúga, flaug], to ‘let fly,’ throw, with dat., Fms. ii. 17, v. 223, xi. 72, Ld. 166, Bs. ii. 87, Rm. 32 (where read fleini): absol., Vsp. 28, Fms. vi. 137; fleygja af hendi, 623. 31.
fleygja
β. impers., mönnum ok fénaði fleygði (were thrown) til jarðar, Ann. 1339.

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

Abbreviations used:

absol.
absolute, absolutely.
dat.
dative.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.
impers.
impersonal.
n.
neuter.
pers.
person.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Rm.
Rígsmál. (A. II.)
Vsp.
Völuspá. (A. I.)
Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
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