Góð-görðOld Norse Dictionary - góð-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "góð-görð" (or góð-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- góð-görð (góð-gǫrð)
- f. charity, Barl. 60, 71: mod. in pl. good cheer, hospitality. góðgörða-samr, adj. charitable; góðgörða-semi, f. charitableness.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, góð-görð may be more accurately written as góð-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚦ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)