Old Norse Dictionary - kyn-göfgi

Meaning of Old Norse word "kyn-göfgi" (or kyn-gǫfgi) in English.

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

kyn-göfgi (kyn-gǫfgi)
f. nobility of birth.

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

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

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