Egg-móðr

Old Norse Dictionary - egg-móðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "egg-móðr" in English.

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

egg-móðr
adj., poët. epithet of the slain in a battle-field; e. valr, mown by the sword, Hom. 31, Gm. 53; no doubt from má, to mow, not from móðr, weary.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
m.
masculine.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Gm.
Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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