Ás-garðr

Old Norse Dictionary - ás-garðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ás-garðr" in English.

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

ás-garðr
m. the residence of the gods (Ases), Edda; also the name of a farm in the west of Icel.: the mod. Norse ‘aasgaardsreid’ is a corruption from the Swed. åska, thunder.

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

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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