Virðingar-gjarn

Old Norse Dictionary - virðingar-gjarn

Meaning of Old Norse word "virðingar-gjarn" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

virðingar-gjarn
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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
L.
Linnæus.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Valla L.
Valla Ljóts Saga. (D. II.)
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