Ætt-göfugrOld Norse Dictionary - ætt-göfugr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ætt-göfugr" (or ætt-gǫfugr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ætt-göfugr (ætt-gǫfugr)
- adj. of noble extraction, Lex. Poët., freq.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ætt-göfugr may be more accurately written as ætt-gǫfugr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᚴᚢᚠᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.