Föngu-ligrOld Norse Dictionary - föngu-ligr
Meaning of Old Norse word "föngu-ligr" (or fǫngu-ligr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föngu-ligr (fǫngu-ligr)
- adj. [fang], stout-looking, in good condition, Sturl. i. 159 C.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föngu-ligr may be more accurately written as fǫngu-ligr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚾᚴᚢ-ᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)