Munar-lauss

Old Norse Dictionary - munar-lauss

Meaning of Old Norse word "munar-lauss" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

munar-lauss
adj. (mod. munaðar-lauss), joyless, orphaned, Gkv. 1. 4, (cp. munaðar-leysi, n. orphanhood, and munaðar-leysingi, a, m. an orphan, which forms are freq. in mod. usage.)

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛅᚱ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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