GengrOld Norse Dictionary - gengr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gengr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. able to walk, Grág. ii. 33, Fms. vii. 208, Landn. 226:—passable, fit to walk, Bs. i. 322; ó-gengr, unfit to walk or impassable; íll-g., bad to pass, of ice, crags, or the like:—the phrase, eiga heiman-gengt, to be able to go from home, i. e. to have leisure, Fbr. 17 new Ed.; eg á ekki heiman-gengt, ílla heiman-gengt, etc.:—of money, good, D. n.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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