Megin-skjöldungrOld Norse Dictionary - megin-skjöldungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "megin-skjöldungr" (or megin-skjǫldungr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- megin-skjöldungr (megin-skjǫldungr)
- m. the mighty king, of Christ, Skálda (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, megin-skjöldungr may be more accurately written as megin-skjǫldungr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)