GiptingOld Norse Dictionary - gipting
Meaning of Old Norse word "gipting" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gipting Old Norse word can mean:
- f. marriage, in old writers only of a woman, Js. 63, Fms. ix. 269.
- COMPDS: giptingardagr, giptingarmaðr, giptingarorð, giptingarveð, giptingarvitni.
- II. in mod. usage marriage, applying both to man and wife, passim, and in many compds.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛒᛏᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
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