Auð-kýfingr

Old Norse Dictionary - auð-kýfingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "auð-kýfingr" in English.

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

auð-kýfingr
m. [kúfa, accumulare], poët. a heaper up of riches, a wealthy man, a Croesus; örr maðr er a., Edda 107; in prose in Sturl. i. 38, Al. 5; ríkismenn ok a., Post. 656 C. 30.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Post.
Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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