GörnOld Norse Dictionary - görn
Meaning of Old Norse word "görn" (or gǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- görn (gǫrn)
- f., old pl. garnar, Grág. ii. 361, 371, usually and mod. garnir, [akin to garn, yarn], the guts, Landn. 217, Grág. ii. 361, Jb. 320, Ls. 50.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, görn may be more accurately written as gǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)
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