GöfugrOld Norwegian Dictionary - göfugr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "göfugr" (or gǫfugr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- göfugr (gǫfugr)
- göfugr, adj. (got. gabigs) anselig; göfuggipta Flat. I, 891; göfgari er andligrgetnaðr en holdligr Hom. 520; göfugsýsla er lesning Hom. 81; göfugr bœrEg. 67 (15720); göfugr maðr Flat. I,3087. II, 5126; göfugr at kyni OHm. 532; man þat vitra manna orð, at súer göfgast, er þjónar OHm. 4632.
Part of speech: adj
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, göfugr may be more accurately written as gǫfugr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚯᚠᚢᚵᚱ
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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