Andvara-gestr

Old Norse Dictionary - andvara-gestr

Meaning of Old Norse word "andvara-gestr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

andvara-gestr
m. an unwelcome guest, in the phrase, vera e-m a., Fbr. 7, 24 new Ed. (now freq.)

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏᚢᛅᚱᛅ-ᚴᛁᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
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