LyndiOld Norse Dictionary - lyndi
Meaning of Old Norse word "lyndi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
lyndi Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [cp. lund; Swed. lynne], temper, disposition, Fms. i. 288, vi. 45, vii. 16, 221, Stj. 554, passim; skap-lyndi, temper; þurr-lyndi, sulkiness; glað-lyndi, cheerfulness; þung-lyndi, melancholy; góð-lyndi, good-temper; íll-lyndi, ill-temper.
- COMPDS: lyndisbragð, lyndisgóðr, lyndislag, lyndislíkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚾᛏᛁ
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.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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