Old Norse Dictionary - skrök-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skrök-ligr" (or skrǫk-ligr) in English.

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

skrök-ligr (skrǫk-ligr)
adj. false, fictitious, Stj. 90.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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