Old 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

Abbreviations used:

frequent, frequently.

Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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