Öskr-ligrOld Norse Dictionary - öskr-ligr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öskr-ligr" (or ǫskr-ligr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öskr-ligr (ǫskr-ligr)
- adj. hideous; belja öskrligri röddu, Bær. 19.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öskr-ligr may be more accurately written as ǫskr-ligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚱ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)