Old Norse Dictionary - of-sögn

Meaning of Old Norse word "of-sögn" (or of-sǫgn) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

of-sögn (of-sǫgn)
f. ‘over-saying.’ exaggeration, Fas. i. 25.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, of-sögn may be more accurately written as of-sǫgn.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠ-ᛋᚢᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:


Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.