Virkta-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - virkta-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "virkta-maðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a chosen man, favourite man; virktamenn Sveins konungs, the king’s best men, Fms. xi. 366; þeir kváðu hann vera virktamann, said he was a capital man, Ó. H. 152; þræli þeim er lengi hefir hennar virkðamaðr verit, Clem. 130.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱᚴᛏᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)