Leið-sögnOld Norse Dictionary - leið-sögn
Meaning of Old Norse word "leið-sögn" (or leið-sǫgn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- leið-sögn (leið-sǫgn)
- f. = leiðsaga, Fms. ix. 233, 376, Sturl. iii. 289, Bs. i. 484. leiðsagnar-maðr, m. = leiðsögumaðr, Fms. viii. 52.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leið-sögn may be more accurately written as leið-sǫgn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚦ-ᛋᚢᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)