LýtiOld Norse Dictionary - lýti
Meaning of Old Norse word "lýti" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
lýti Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a fault, flaw, deformity, Korm. 18, Grett. 158, Hkr. iii. 64: metaph. disgrace, Grág. ii. 129.
- COMPDS: lýtafullr, lýtalauss.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛏᛁ
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:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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