godi

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See also: gödi, goði, and góði

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From Icelandic goði.

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godi (plural godis)

  1. A local chieftain in Norse society with religious and administrative duties.
    • 1997, ‘Egil's Saga’, tr. Bernard Scudder, The Sagas of Icelanders, Penguin 2001, p. 180:
      Odd was the chieftain of Borgarfjord on the south side of Hvita then. He was the godi of the temple to which everyone living south of Skardsheidi paid tribute.
  2. (Germanic paganism) A priest of the modern Norse religion.

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godi

  1. inflection of godere:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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godi

  1. Soft mutation of codi.

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
codi godi nghodi chodi
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.