Sköru-ligaOld Norse Dictionary - sköru-liga
Meaning of Old Norse word "sköru-liga" (or skǫru-liga) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sköru-liga (skǫru-liga)
- adv. bravely, frankly, with authority; mæla vel ok s., Nj. 24, Fs. 18, 91; hefna s., Fms. ii. 6, vii. 33; fremja, vinna s., v. 308, vii. 164; fara s., Boll. 344.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sköru-liga may be more accurately written as skǫru-liga.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᚱᚢ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bolla-þáttr. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)