Lög-dýrOld Norse Dictionary - lög-dýr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-dýr" (or lǫg-dýr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-dýr (lǫg-dýr)
- n. [lögr], a ‘sea-deer,’ poët. a ship, Lex. poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-dýr may be more accurately written as lǫg-dýr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛏᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.