Old Norse Dictionary - embættis-görð

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

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

embættis-görð (embættis-gǫrð)
f. officiating (of a clergyman), Bs. i. 811.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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