Feginn

Old Icelandic Dictionary - feginn

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "feginn" in English.

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

feginn
a. glad, joyful; verða f. to rejoice; fegnari en frá megi segja, happy beyond description; with dat., Ingi konungr varð honum hinn fegnasti, king Ingi was delighted with his coming; illu f. ver þú aldrigi, never rejoice in mischief; taka við e-m fegins hendi, to receive one joyfully, with heart and hand; finnast á fegins degi, to meet on the day of joy, at the resurrection.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚴᛁᚾᚾ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
dat.
dative.
f.
feminine.
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