As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bréfa-görð (bréfa-gǫrð)
- f. letter-writing, Bs. i. 475, Fms. ix. 260.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bréfa-görð may be more accurately written as bréfa-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚠᛅ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.