Old Norse Dictionary - bólstaðar-görð

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

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

bólstaðar-görð (bólstaðar-gǫrð)
f. the building a homestead, Eg. 130.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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