LirlaOld Norse Dictionary - lirla
Meaning of Old Norse word "lirla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [lirla or lilla, Ivar Aasen; Engl. lull]:—to sing a lullaby, trill, whistle; Ivar Aasen says that in Norway it is used of the shepherds; meðan lirlar | líneik veri sínum, Fms. vi. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚱᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.