As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dygðugr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. ‘doughty,’ faithful, trusty; d. þjónusta, Fas. i. 90; d. maðr, Grett. 143 A, Th. 12: efficient, having virtue in them, of inanimate things, Stj. 99, 215.
- β. in mod. eccl. writers, virtuous, good.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚦᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
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