Old Norse Dictionary - vöxtu-ligr

Meaning of Old Norse word "vöxtu-ligr" (or vǫxtu-ligr) in English.

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

vöxtu-ligr (vǫxtu-ligr)
adj. big, of great size, Fas. iii. 627.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vöxtu-ligr may be more accurately written as vǫxtu-ligr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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