Flug-stigr

Old Norse Dictionary - flug-stigr

Meaning of Old Norse word "flug-stigr" in English.

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

flug-stigr
m. a path of flight, poët., Hkv. 2. 47: the popular phrase, eg var kominn á flugstig að fara, I was just about to go (or do a thing), but always with the notion that one is prevented at the last moment.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
poët.
poetically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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