Fógeti

Old Norse Dictionary - fógeti

Meaning of Old Norse word "fógeti" in English.

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

fógeti
a, m. [low Lat. vocatus; Germ. vogt], a kind of bailiff, D. N. from the 14th century:—the bailiff of Reykjavík in Icel. is called fógeti.

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

Abbreviations used:

Germ.
German.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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