Skjót-ligr

Old Norse Dictionary - skjót-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skjót-ligr" in English.

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

skjót-ligr
adj. ‘shot-like,’ fleet, quick, alert; s. í viðbragði, Fms. vii. 175; s. til karlmennsku, Nj. 183; hann var hinn skjótligsti at sjá, Fær. 256: sudden, s. dauði, Sks. 231.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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