Al-görvi

Old Norse Dictionary - al-görvi

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-görvi" (or al-gǫrvi) in English.

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

al-görvi Old Norse word can mean:

al-görvi (al-gǫrvi)
f.
al-görvi (al-gǫrvi)
I. perfection, maturity, Stj. 376, Hom. 25.
al-görvi (al-gǫrvi)
II. full dress [v. görvi, dress], Sks. 298.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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