As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
stríð-leikr Old Norse word can mean:
- (-leiki), m. vehemence, of a stream, Sks. 154; s. vatnsins, id.
- 2. metaph. severity, rigour, Sks. 639, H. E. i. 515: sullenness, obstinacy. Fms. iv. 165.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚱᛁᚦ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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