Um-göngOld Norse Dictionary - um-göng
Meaning of Old Norse word "um-göng" (or um-gǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- um-göng (um-gǫng)
- n. pl. a circuit, Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, um-göng may be more accurately written as um-gǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᚴᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.