Glögg-þekkinnOld Norse Dictionary - glögg-þekkinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "glögg-þekkinn" (or glǫgg-þekkinn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- glögg-þekkinn (glǫgg-þekkinn)
- adj. clear-sighted, quick to know or discern, Ísl. ii. 341, Vápn. 24, Ld. 274, Fb. ii. 288.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, glögg-þekkinn may be more accurately written as glǫgg-þekkinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᚢᚴᚴ-ᚦᛁᚴᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)