LystaOld Icelandic Dictionary - lysta
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "lysta" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (-sti), v. impers., e-n lystir, one desires, wishes; lifði hverr sem lysti, every one lived just as he pleased; hann lysti at sjá Ísland, he wished to see Iceland; mik lystir til e-s, í e-t, I have a fancy to, a desire for (mik lysti í hring þenna).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛋᛏᛅ
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