Old 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.)
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