Göngumann-ligaOld Norse Dictionary - göngumann-liga
Meaning of Old Norse word "göngumann-liga" (or gǫngumann-liga) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- göngumann-liga (gǫngumann-liga)
- adv. (-ligr, adj.), beggarlike, beggarly, Fms. iii. 209, Fas. iii. 202.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, göngumann-liga may be more accurately written as gǫngumann-liga.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)