GjóOld Norse Dictionary - gjó
Meaning of Old Norse word "gjó" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gjó Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [cp. Engl. gay], enjoyment, esp. in a bad sense, sensuality, Sks. 435.
- COMPDS: gjólífi, gjólífismenn, gjómenn, gjálífi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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