Old Norse Dictionary - görninga-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "görninga-maðr" (or gǫrninga-maðr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

görninga-maðr (gǫrninga-maðr)
m. a sorcerer, Js. 22.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, görninga-maðr may be more accurately written as gǫrninga-maðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᚾᛁᚾᚴᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Járnsíða. (B. III.)
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