GorOld Norse Dictionary - gor
Meaning of Old Norse word "gor" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gor Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [A. S. gor; Engl. gore; Swed. går], whence Gor-mánuðr, m. Gore-month, the first winter month, about the middle of October to the middle of November, so called from the slaughtering of beasts for winter Store, Edda 103; vetr ok g. kemr laugardag, Rb.
- II. the cud in animals, but also used of chyme in men, e. g. spúa græmi gorinu, to vomit the green g., of one far gone in sea-sicknesS.
- COMPDS: gorblautr, gorgeir, gorkúla, gorvargr, gorvömb.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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