sǫgn

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See also: sogn, sögn, and sóğn

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of segja (to declare, tell, say).

Noun[edit]

sǫgn f (genitive sagnar, plural sagnir)

  1. speech
  2. tale, report, news
    þat er sǫgn manna, at
    people say, the story goes, that
  3. host of men

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: sögn
  • Faroese: søgn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sagn, segn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: segn
  • Old Swedish: saghn, sæghn
  • Old Danish: saghn
  • Westrobothnian: sögn

Derived terms[edit]