Fagna

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fagna

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fagna" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

fagna Old Icelandic word can mean:

fagna
(að), v.
fagna
1) to rejoice in a thing (f. e-u, í e-u or af e-u);
fagna
2) f. e-m, to welcome one, receive one with good or bad cheer (var honum þar vel ~t);
fagna
3) f. vetri, jólum, sumri, to rejoice, make a feast, at the beginning of winter, Yule, summer.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚴᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-u
einhverju.
f.
feminine.
e-m
einhverjum.
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