Fagnaðr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fagnaðr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fagnaðr" in English.

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

fagnaðr Old Icelandic word can mean:

fagnaðr
(gen. -ar), m.
fagnaðr
1) joy (eilífr f.);
fagnaðr
2) welcome, greeting;
fagnaðr
3) hospitable entertainment (gerðu henni fagnað þá viku alla); öl ok annar f., ale and other good cheer;
fagnaðr
4) kunna sér þann fagnað, to be quite satisfied or content (kunni hann sér þá þann fagnað at girnast ekki á Svíakonungs veldi).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚴᚾᛅᚦᚱ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
f.
feminine.
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