Old Norse Dictionary - sann-göfugr

Meaning of Old Norse word "sann-göfugr" (or sann-gǫfugr) in English.

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

sann-göfugr (sann-gǫfugr)
adj. truly noble, Bs. i. 134.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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