SöngvinnOld Norse Dictionary - söngvinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "söngvinn" (or sǫngvinn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- söngvinn (sǫngvinn)
- adj., hann var s. ok mikill bænahalds-maðr, Ann. 1341; hann var ú-söngvinn ok trúlauss, Grett. 111.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, söngvinn may be more accurately written as sǫngvinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᚴᚢᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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