Viðr-lífi

Old Norse Dictionary - viðr-lífi

Meaning of Old Norse word "viðr-lífi" in English.

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

viðr-lífi Old Norse word can mean:

viðr-lífi
1. n. = viðrlifnaðr, Sks. 106 new Ed., B. K., freq. in mod. usage.
viðr-lífi
2. n. maintenance, Sks. 499; til viðrlífis mönnum, Sturl. iii. 19: spelt viðlíti, Ver. 10 (= behaviour).

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

B. K.
Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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