Flagð

Old Norse Dictionary - flagð

Meaning of Old Norse word "flagð" in English.

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

flagð Old Norse word can mean:

flagð
n., pl. flögð, an ogre, giantess, Fas. i. 59. Fms. iii. 122, 125, 133, xi. 136, Bs. i. 468: the saying, opt eru flögð í fögru skinni, oft is a witch under a fair skin, Eb. 46: demons = tröll, Hkr. iii. 299 (in a verse), Fas. iii. 35 (in a verse).
flagð
COMPDS: flagðaháttr, flagðalag.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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