Atgörða-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - atgörða-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "atgörða-maðr" (or atgǫrða-maðr) in English.

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

atgörða-maðr (atgǫrða-maðr)
m. a ready man, El. 15, Sturl. ii. 127.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

El.
Elis Saga. (G. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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