Ætt-gengrOld Norse Dictionary - ætt-gengr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ætt-gengr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. characteristic of one’s family, inborn in the blood; e-m er e-t ættgengt, Eg. 226, Ó. H. 144, Sturl. i. 116.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᚴᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)