Old Norwegian Dictionary - námgirni

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "námgirni" in Norwegian.

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

námgirni, f. Lærelyst, Lærvillighed, Be- gjærlighed efter at faa Undervisning ogderved lære noget (jvf nám 2); heilögnám Homil. 1012.

Part of speech: f

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᛆᛘᚵᛁᚱᚿᛁ
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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