Old 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.)
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