GefnOld Norse Dictionary - gefn
Meaning of Old Norse word "gefn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., poët. name of the goddess Freyja, Edda 21; prop. a giver, in poët. periphr. descriptions of women, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.