Old Norse Dictionary - skörug-lyndr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skörug-lyndr" (or skǫrug-lyndr) in English.

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

skörug-lyndr (skǫrug-lyndr)
adj. noble, authoritative, frank-minded, Fms. vi. 102, Bs. i. 326.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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