GammiOld Norse Dictionary - gammi
Meaning of Old Norse word "gammi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gammi Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. a, m. (a Fin. word), the dwelling of a Finn, Fms. i. 8, x. 379, Fas. ii. 174: of a dwarf’s abode, Þiðr. 21; dwarfs were often confounded with Finns.
- 2. a, m. the gamut in music, Skálda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛘᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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