Nær-göngullOld Norse Dictionary - nær-göngull
Meaning of Old Norse word "nær-göngull" (or nær-gǫngull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- nær-göngull (nær-gǫngull)
- adj.; vera n. e-m, to be near about one’s person, Sks. 279: in a less good sense, to mob, throng one, 361 B.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, nær-göngull may be more accurately written as nær-gǫngull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚱ-ᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)