Old Norse Dictionary - jarð-göfigr

Meaning of Old Norse word "jarð-göfigr" (or jarð-gǫfigr) in English.

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

jarð-göfigr (jarð-gǫfigr)
adj. ‘lord of earth,’ epithet of a king, Eg. (in a verse).

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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