Mann-djöfullOld Norse Dictionary - mann-djöfull
Meaning of Old Norse word "mann-djöfull" (or mann-djǫfull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mann-djöfull (mann-djǫfull)
- m. a demon in human shape, fiend of a man, cp. Germ. Manteuffel, Fs. 36.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mann-djöfull may be more accurately written as mann-djǫfull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛏᛁᚢᚠᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)