Of-ljóstOld Norse Dictionary - of-ljóst
Meaning of Old Norse word "of-ljóst" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. adj. a metrical term, a pun, equivocation in poetry; þessi orðtök hafa menn til at yrkja fólgit, ok er þat kallat ofljóst, Edda 110, Skálda 183, 189.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠ-ᛚᛁᚢᛋᛏ
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.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)