LíftOld Norse Dictionary - líft
Meaning of Old Norse word "líft" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. adj. fit to live; ekki líft, not fit to live; er-at vinum líft Ingimundar, Fs. 39: of a person, worthy of life, er allir rægja, ok kveða honum eigi líft vera, 656 C. 20, Post. 645. 98.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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