Old Norse Dictionary - frænd-göfugr

Meaning of Old Norse word "frænd-göfugr" (or frænd-gǫfugr) in English.

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

frænd-göfugr (frænd-gǫfugr)
adi. having distinguished kinsmen, Sturl. i. 30.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, frænd-göfugr may be more accurately written as frænd-gǫfugr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᚾᛏ-ᚴᚢᚠᚢᚴᚱ
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.)
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