Fegra

Old Norse Dictionary - fegra

Meaning of Old Norse word "fegra" in English.

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

fegra
að and ð, fegrðe, Ó. T. 1, and fegrir (pres.), Skálda 180, Eluc. 4, Hom. 149, Mork. (in a verse), cp. Fms. vi. 336: but fegraði, Fms. x. 320; fegrað (sup.), Bs. ii. 165, and in mod. usage always so, [fagr]:—to adorn, beautify, make fair; at kanna siðu manna ok fegra, to improve, better, Bs. i. 521; ekki þarf þat orðum at fegra, nothing is gained by extenuating it, Nj. 175; fegra um e-t, to mend, polish, Bs. i. 60.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
pres.
present.
sup.
supine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eluc.
Elucidarium. (F. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Mork.
Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Ó. T.
Ólafs Saga Tryggvasonar. (E. I.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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