Old Norse Dictionary - ör-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ör-ligr" (or ǫr-ligr) in English.

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

ör-ligr (ǫr-ligr)
adj. bountiful; með örligri miskunn, 655 xxx. 11.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-ligr may be more accurately written as ǫr-ligr.

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

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