Görvi-leikrOld Norse Dictionary - görvi-leikr
Meaning of Old Norse word "görvi-leikr" (or gǫrvi-leikr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- görvi-leikr (gǫrvi-leikr)
- (-leiki), m. accomplishments, Grett. 113, Fms. iv. 178.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, görvi-leikr may be more accurately written as gǫrvi-leikr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᚢᛁ-ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)