Old Norwegian Dictionary - lævísi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lævísi" in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

lævísi, f. Underfundighed, Kløgt som harandres Skade til sit Øiemed. Pamfil. 1405. 15; Loki hafði þat gert til lævísiat klippa hár allt af Sif SE. I, 34012;lævísi lýtr bæði upphaf ok enda Pamfil. 1388; lævísi allra hluta nemsk meðvenju Pamfil. 1358.

Part of speech: f

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛅᚠᛁᛋᛁ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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