Old Norse Dictionary - á-görð

Meaning of Old Norse word "á-görð" (or á-gǫrð) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

á-görð (á-gǫrð)
f. gain, profit, = ávöxtr; til sölu ok á., for sale and profit, Bs. i. 426.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, á-görð may be more accurately written as á-gǫrð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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