Old Norse Dictionary - ör-lyndi

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

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

ör-lyndi (ǫr-lyndi)
t. a bountiful mind; heyrð er bæn þín ok örlyndi, thy prayers and thine ‘alms,’ Post. 290 (Acts x. 4); eigi hefir þú enn tapat örlyndinni. Bs. i. 53.

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

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

Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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