Fram-gangrOld Norse Dictionary - fram-gangr
Meaning of Old Norse word "fram-gangr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘going forward,’ advancing, in battle, Fms. viii. 117: metaph. success, vi. 133, vii. 280, ix. 508, Eg. 20 (advancement): aggression, ofsi ok f., Fms. xi. 93, K. Á. 232.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᛘ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)