Jarð-göfigrOld 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
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)