GlíkingOld Norse Dictionary - glíking
Meaning of Old Norse word "glíking" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and líking, f. likeness, image; glíking Guðs, Eluc. 18; glíking góðs verks, 655 xxvi. 4: liking, imitation, í líking Tróju, Bret. 98; líking djöfuls, Best. 54; til þeirrar sömu líkingar, Fms. ii. 89; ok af þeirra líkingu mun hann fremjast, v. 345; gerðú þó í líking annarra manna, after the liking of other people, Edda 37; svá sem með nokkurri skynsemdar líking, with some shade of reason, Stj. 143:—eptir-líking, a parable.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛁᚴᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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