Old Norwegian Dictionary - göfugleikr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "göfugleikr" (or gǫfugleikr) in Norwegian.

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

göfugleikr (gǫfugleikr)
göfugleikr, m. Anseelse, ophøiet Stilling,udmærkede Egenskaber. Fm. X, 28012; Hom. 3412; Elucid. 7325; Æf. 5610. 14 fg; Mar. 113933; göfugleikr siðanna Heilag. II, 22318; som Titel i Tiltale til fornemmePersoner: ek óttaðomst at úgleðja yðratign ok göfugleik Barl. 7516.

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, göfugleikr may be more accurately written as gǫfugleikr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚯᚠᚢᚵᛚᚽᛁᚴᚱ
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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