Ham-föngOld Norse Dictionary - ham-föng
Meaning of Old Norse word "ham-föng" (or ham-fǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ham-föng (ham-fǫng)
- n. pl. frenzy, fury, Sturl. ii. 137.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ham-föng may be more accurately written as ham-fǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛘ-ᚠᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)