Old Norwegian Dictionary - lygilöstr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lygilöstr" (or lygilǫstr) in Norwegian.

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

lygilöstr (lygilǫstr)
lygilöstr, m. Løgnsynd; hafi hón sjalf lygilöst sínn (Vulg. habeat sibi, certemendacii arguere nos non potest) Stj.19729 (1 Mos. 38, 23).

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, lygilöstr may be more accurately written as lygilǫstr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛦᚵᛁᛚᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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