Viðr-litOld Norse Dictionary - viðr-lit
Meaning of Old Norse word "viðr-lit" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a looking towards, facing; augu heita ok lit eða viðrlit (an etymologising form for an older form vlit?), Edda i. 538. viðrlita-mikill, adj. big to behold, dangerous, Fas. iii. 387: the mod., það er viðrlita-mikið (sounded viðr-hluta-mikið), it is running too great a risk, it is not safe to do.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᚱ-ᛚᛁᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)