Borgar-görðOld Norse Dictionary - borgar-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "borgar-görð" (or borgar-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- borgar-görð (borgar-gǫrð)
- f. the building of a fort, Edda 26, Fms. viii. 180.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, borgar-görð may be more accurately written as borgar-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚴᛅᚱ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)