Öskr-ligaOld Norse Dictionary - öskr-liga
Meaning of Old Norse word "öskr-liga" (or ǫskr-liga) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öskr-liga (ǫskr-liga)
- adv. horribly, hideously; hann (the bull) fór beljandi um völlinn ok lét öskrliga, Eb. 118 new Ed.; æpa ö., to yell hideously, Fb. i. 417, ii. 26.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öskr-liga may be more accurately written as ǫskr-liga.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚱ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)