Föl-leitr

Old Norse Dictionary - föl-leitr

Meaning of Old Norse word "föl-leitr" (or fǫl-leitr) in English.

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

föl-leitr (fǫl-leitr)
adj. looking pale, Nj. 39, Fb. i. 545, Vápn. 29.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föl-leitr may be more accurately written as fǫl-leitr.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Vápn.
Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)
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