Þjóð-skáld

Old Norse Dictionary - þjóð-skáld

Meaning of Old Norse word "þjóð-skáld" in English.

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

þjóð-skáld
n. a great poet; slik þjóðskáld sem um mik hafa ort. Fms. vi. 366; hevr þjóðskáldit! kvattú svá, gröm skömm, ekki eru þær hendingar jafnháfar, 386; þá muntú verða þ. ok yrkja lof um marga höfðingja, iii. 103, and so in mod. usage.

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

Abbreviations used:

mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
þ.
þáttr.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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