Fyrir-leggja

Old Norse Dictionary - fyrir-leggja

Meaning of Old Norse word "fyrir-leggja" in English.

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

fyrir-leggja
lagði, to lay aside, forsake, Stj. 148: reflex., fyrirleggjask um e-t, to leave a thing alone, Bs. i. 194: part. fyrir-lagðr, forsaken, 823.

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

Abbreviations used:

part.
participle.
reflex.
retlexive.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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