Guð-sifja

Old Norse Dictionary - guð-sifja

Meaning of Old Norse word "guð-sifja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

guð-sifja Old Norse word can mean:

guð-sifja
1. adj. god-relatives; guðsifja þrír eigu ór dómi at rísa, Grág. (Kb.) i. 47; but guðsifjar, 158.
guð-sifja
2. u, f. a female gossip, godmother, N. G. L. i. 16, 350.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚦ-ᛋᛁᚠᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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