Ván-lygiOld Norse Dictionary - ván-lygi
Meaning of Old Norse word "ván-lygi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [cp. váljúgr], frustration of hope, disappointment; varða vánlygi er vér reyndum, it was not an exaggeration, i. e. it proved but too true, Am. 91; cp. ok gafsk ván at lygi, Fms. x. 389.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚾ-ᛚᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)