Old Norse Dictionary - frið-görð

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

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

frið-görð (frið-gǫrð)
f. ‘peace-making,’ truce, treaty, Fms. vi. 63, x. 155, Stj. 566, 650; a part of the Ó. H. is called Friðgörðar-saga, u, f., referring to the negotiation for peace between Sweden and Norway, A. D. 1018.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

A. D.
Anno Domini.

Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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