Old Norse Dictionary - brúðkaups-görð

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

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

brúðkaups-görð (brúðkaups-gǫrð)
f. holding a wedding, Fs. 21, K. Þ. K. 114, N. G. L. i. 16.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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