Old Norwegian Dictionary - eptirgöngumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "eptirgöngumaðr" (or eptirgǫngumaðr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

eptirgöngumaðr (eptirgǫngumaðr)
eptirgöngumaðr, m. Person som er i ensFølge for, naar det behøves, at under-støtte ham (jvf eptirganga 3) = fylgðar-maðr. Eb. 25 (399); hann hafði aldrifærri eptirgöngumenn en fimtán, peirer honum fylgðu jafnliga Sturl. II, 9341.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, eptirgöngumaðr may be more accurately written as eptirgǫngumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚽᛕᛏᛁᚱᚵᚯᚿᚵᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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