Old Norse Dictionary - söngvari

Meaning of Old Norse word "söngvari" (or sǫngvari) in English.

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

söngvari (sǫngvari)
a, m. a singer; sæmiligr s., Bs. i. 832.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᚴᚢᛅᚱᛁ
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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