Alvara

Old Icelandic Dictionary - alvara

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "alvara" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

alvara Old Icelandic word can mean:

alvara
f.
alvara
1) seriousness, earnest; taka e-t fyrir alvöru, to take it in earnest; vissa ek eigi, at þér var a., that you were in earnest;
alvara
2) affection = alúð; er öll hans ~ (inclination) til Ólafs konungs.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚢᛅᚱᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-t
eitthvat.
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