Frið-görðOld 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
- A. D.
- Anno Domini.
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)