Old Norse Dictionary - harm-söngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "harm-söngr" (or harm-sǫngr) in English.

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

harm-söngr (harm-sǫngr)
m. a song of sorrow, dirge, Stj. 349, Bret. 68.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, harm-söngr may be more accurately written as harm-sǫngr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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