Götu-breiddOld Norse Dictionary - götu-breidd
Meaning of Old Norse word "götu-breidd" (or gǫtu-breidd) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- götu-breidd (gǫtu-breidd)
- f. the breadth of a road, Eg. 582.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, götu-breidd may be more accurately written as gǫtu-breidd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛏᚢ-ᛒᚱᛁᛁᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)