GamanOld Icelandic Dictionary - gaman
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "gaman" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (dat. gamni), n. game, sport, pleasure, amusement; mér þykkir g. at e-u, I am amused by it; henda (sér) g. at e-u, to make game of; jötni at gamni, to the deight of the giant; taka undir í gamni, to respond in jest; hafa. e-t til ~s, to amuse oneself with.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛘᛅᚾ
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