GöngullOld Norse Dictionary - göngull
Meaning of Old Norse word "göngull" (or gǫngull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- göngull (gǫngull)
- adj. strolling; mér verðr göngult, Lv. 33; nær-göngull, near-going, exacting; hús-göngull, strolling from house to house.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, göngull may be more accurately written as gǫngull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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