ÞungleikrOld Norse Dictionary - þungleikr
Meaning of Old Norse word "þungleikr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (-leiki), m. heaviness; þ. ok snerpi þessa frosts, 623. 34; sýna af sér þungleika ok erviði, Fms. x. 368; fyrir þungleiks sakir, heaviness, infirmity, Sks. 270; þungleika aldr, age of infirmity, Stj. 27.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚾᚴᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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