Arm-vitugr

Old Norse Dictionary - arm-vitugr

Meaning of Old Norse word "arm-vitugr" in English.

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

arm-vitugr
adj. (in Mart. 123 spelt harmv.), charitable, compassionate; Glúmr er a. ok vel skapi farinn, Rd. 308; er hann lítt a., hard-hearted, Sturl. iii. 209; a. við fátækja menn, Bs. i. 356.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
l.
line.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Mart.
Martinus Saga. (F. III.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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