LýtaOld Norse Dictionary - lýta
Meaning of Old Norse word "lýta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
lýta Old Norse word can mean:
- t, [ljótr], to deform, Skálda 170, Stj. 142.
- II. metaph. to blemish; lasta ok lýta, Barl. 184, Stj. 134, Fas. i. 330, ii. 207: to disgrace, violate, Stj. 376, 502, 536.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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