RögnirOld Norse Dictionary - rögnir
Meaning of Old Norse word "rögnir" (or rǫgnir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- rögnir (rǫgnir)
- m., and Rögnuðr, a name of the chief deity = Odin, Lex. poët., Edda (Gl.); reið Rögnis, the wain of R., of the constellation ursa major (?), also called the wain of Odin, Sdm 15:—land-R. = a king, poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, rögnir may be more accurately written as rǫgnir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚴᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.