Eptir-görðOld Norse Dictionary - eptir-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "eptir-görð" (or eptir-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- eptir-görð (eptir-gǫrð)
- f. ‘after-making,’ i. e. funeral-honours, esp. gifts for the soul of the dead, Fms. x. 103, 234, Gþl. 61.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, eptir-görð may be more accurately written as eptir-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛒᛏᛁᚱ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)