Vápn-göfigrOld Norse Dictionary - vápn-göfigr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vápn-göfigr" (or vápn-gǫfigr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vápn-göfigr (vápn-gǫfigr)
- adj. glorious in arms, epithet of Odin, Gm.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vápn-göfigr may be more accurately written as vápn-gǫfigr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛒᚾ-ᚴᚢᚠᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)