Göngu-drykkjaOld Norse Dictionary - göngu-drykkja
Meaning of Old Norse word "göngu-drykkja" (or gǫngu-drykkja) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- göngu-drykkja (gǫngu-drykkja)
- u, f. a drinking-bout, Fms. viii. 209.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, göngu-drykkja may be more accurately written as gǫngu-drykkja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢ-ᛏᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)