Söng-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - söng-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "söng-maðr" (or sǫng-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- söng-maðr (sǫng-maðr)
- m. a singing-man; mikill raddmaðr ok s., Bs. i. 127; íþrótta-menn ok söngmenn, 655 v. 1.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, söng-maðr may be more accurately written as sǫng-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᚴ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
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.)