Fagnaðar-söngr

Old Norse Dictionary - fagnaðar-söngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fagnaðar-söngr" (or fagnaðar-sǫngr) in English.

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

fagnaðar-söngr (fagnaðar-sǫngr)
m. a song of joy, Hom. 140, Sks. 754, Stj. 434.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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