Bú-görð

Old Norse Dictionary - bú-görð

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

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

bú-görð (bú-gǫrð)
f. the making a household, Sturl. ii. 21, Bs. i. 658.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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