Gleði-vistOld Norse Dictionary - gleði-vist
Meaning of Old Norse word "gleði-vist" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a merry sojourn, Lv. 75.—Gleði in the sense of Lat. gaudium is freq. in mod. use, but old writers prefer fögnuðr in the abstract sense; ó-gleði, sadness, despondency, Lv. 75: medic. ailment, cp. the phrase e-m er óglatt, one is ailing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛁᚦᛁ-ᚢᛁᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- medicine, medically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)