Ars-görn

Old Norse Dictionary - ars-görn

Meaning of Old Norse word "ars-görn" (or ars-gǫrn) in English.

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

ars-görn (ars-gǫrn)
f. gut of the anus, Nj. rass.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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