LofðungrOld Norse Dictionary - lofðungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lofðungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., poët. a king, prince, Hkv., Sighvat, passim:—in plur. the kinsmen of king Lofði, Edda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚠᚦᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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