Old Norwegian Dictionary - göngusveinn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "göngusveinn" (or gǫngusveinn) in Norwegian.

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

göngusveinn (gǫngusveinn)
göngusveinn, m. 1) Ærindsvend, Bud-bærer, = fantr 1. DN. VIII, 1151.11919. 14012. 2) Landstryger, = fantr2, strákr. Korm. 192.

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, göngusveinn may be more accurately written as gǫngusveinn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚯᚿᚵᚢᛋᚠᚽᛁᚿᚿ
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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