Fegrð

Old Norse Dictionary - fegrð

Meaning of Old Norse word "fegrð" in English.

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

fegrð
mod. fegurð, f. beauty, fairness, of a woman; fegrð hennar, Fms. vi. 71, Stj. 548; fegrð sólarinnar, 26; fegrð Baldrs, Edda 15; fegrð ok prýði (pomp), Fms. vii. 157: in pl., 677. 10, Sks. 228; freq. in mod. use. fegrðar-lauss, adj. (-leysi, n.), void of beauty, Stj. 16.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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