Old Norse Dictionary - elds-görð

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

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

elds-görð (elds-gǫrð)
f. making fire, Fs. 45.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛏᛋ-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.)
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