Virðingar-gjarnOld Norse Dictionary - virðingar-gjarn
Meaning of Old Norse word "virðingar-gjarn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. greedy of honour, ambitious, Valla L. 206: in mod. usage, vain, fond of flattery.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱᚦᛁᚾᚴᛅᚱ-ᚴᛁᛅᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Valla L.
- Valla Ljóts Saga. (D. II.)