As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., prop. of a horse = bógsiga, wrung in the withers: metaph. cowed, prostrate, þér látið mikilliga, en þegar ríkra manna orð koma til yðar, þá eru þér þegar limhlaupa, Sturl. i. 14; þeir Hörgdælir vóru orðnir svá limhlaupa fyrir Guðmundi, at …, 163.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛘ-ᚼᛚᛅᚢᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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