LýrOld Norse Dictionary - lýr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lýr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., gen. lýs, a kind of fish, gadus pollachius, Edda (Gl.), = Norse lyr; whence lýr-gata, lý-braut, lý-slóð, lý-teigr, the track of the lyr, poët. = the sea, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.