Old Norse Dictionary - atgöngu-mikill

Meaning of Old Norse word "atgöngu-mikill" (or atgǫngu-mikill) in English.

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

atgöngu-mikill (atgǫngu-mikill)
adj. unruly, quarrelsome, aggressive, Fs. 41.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, atgöngu-mikill may be more accurately written as atgǫngu-mikill.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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