Vá-gestrOld Norse Dictionary - vá-gestr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vá-gestr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘woe-stranger,’ terrible stranger, appearing all of a sudden like a wolf among sheep, Grett. 133 A, Fms. vii. 110, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅ-ᚴᛁᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)