Old Norse Dictionary - hólmgöngu-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "hólmgöngu-maðr" (or hólmgǫngu-maðr) in English.

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

hólmgöngu-maðr (hólmgǫngu-maðr)
m. a champion of h., Korm. 54, Fms. i. 149.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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