As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [for. word; Lat. leo], a lion, Fms. vii. 69, Fbr. 34, Nj. 143, Þiðr. 190, Stj. 71, 411, Plac.; this Lat. form is freq. in old writers; the prop. Icel. form is ljón, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- proper, properly.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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