Brjóst-gjörð

Old Norse Dictionary - brjóst-gjörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "brjóst-gjörð" (or brjóst-gjǫrð) in English.

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

brjóst-gjörð (brjóst-gjǫrð)
f. a saddle-girth, Stj. 397. Judg. viii. 26, Lv. 82.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Lv.
Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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