Ástar-gyðja

Old Norse Dictionary - ástar-gyðja

Meaning of Old Norse word "ástar-gyðja" in English.

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

ástar-gyðja
u, f, the goddess of love (Venus), Edda (pref.) 149, Al. 6.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pref.
preface.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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