GöfganOld Norse Dictionary - göfgan
Meaning of Old Norse word "göfgan" (or gǫfgan) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- göfgan (gǫfgan)
- f. worshipping, 677. 9, 655 ix. 2, 623. 12, Fb. i. 408.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, göfgan may be more accurately written as gǫfgan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚠᚴᛅᚾ
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.)
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