Þögn-horfinnOld Norse Dictionary - þögn-horfinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "þögn-horfinn" (or þǫgn-horfinn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þögn-horfinn (þǫgn-horfinn)
- part. ‘silence-bereft,’ i. e. noisy, an epithet of a mill, Gs. (απ. λεγ.); the passage is not quite clear, and an alliteration seems to be wanting.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þögn-horfinn may be more accurately written as þǫgn-horfinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚴᚾ-ᚼᚢᚱᚠᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- απ. λεγ.
- απαξ. λεγόμενον.
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grótta-söngr. (A. II.)