Megin-njörðrOld Norse Dictionary - megin-njörðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "megin-njörðr" (or megin-njǫrðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- megin-njörðr (megin-njǫrðr)
- m. the mighty god, Dropl. (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, megin-njörðr may be more accurately written as megin-njǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᚾᛁᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)