Gjaf-göltrOld Norse Dictionary - gjaf-göltr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gjaf-göltr" (or gjaf-gǫltr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gjaf-göltr (gjaf-gǫltr)
- m. a fat bog, Gþl. 396.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, gjaf-göltr may be more accurately written as gjaf-gǫltr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛅᚠ-ᚴᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)