LystOld Norse Dictionary - lyst
Meaning of Old Norse word "lyst" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
lyst Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [losti], lust, desire, but in a good sense; þat er hvers lyst sem hann leikr, a saying: appetite, of food, hafa góða lyst; matar-lyst, id.; ó-lyst, lack of appetite.
- COMPDS: lystargóðr, lystarlauss, lystarleysi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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