As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð, mod. t, older form gerða, [Ulf. gairdan = περιζώννυμι]:— to fence, Fms. x. 211, Grett. 168, Grág. ii. 263; cp. gyrða, which means to tie up, gird.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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