Fjarg-vefjask

Old Norse Dictionary - fjarg-vefjask

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjarg-vefjask" in English.

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

fjarg-vefjask
dep. to groan and lament, Bjarn. 69 (in a verse), (MS. fiargvefiar, r = z = sk; the explanation given in Lex. Poët. cannot be right. LS. 19 is corrupt, so that there is no evidence for the word fjörg = gods.)

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

Abbreviations used:

dep.
deponent.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bjarn.
Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Ls.
Loka-senna. (A. I.)
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