Af-görð

Old Norse Dictionary - af-görð

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

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

af-görð (af-gǫrð)
f. transgression, offence, mostly in pl., trespasses in a religious sense, Sks. 601, Hkr. iii. 225.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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