örlig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

örlig from Old Swedish örligh, örlygh, örlögh, örlighe, örleghe, örlöghe and örlog from Old Swedish örlogh, örloghe, corresponding to Icelandic ørlygi ‎(fight), Danish ørlog ‎(naval warfare), from Middle Low German orlich, Dutch oorlog, Old High German urliugi (war). In Swedish this lives on as the prefix örlogs-, describing naval warfare.

Noun[edit]

örlig n

  1. (archaic) war

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