As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- götvaðr (gǫtvaðr)
- m. one who buries, i. e. a slayer, Bkv. 10, (dub.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, götvaðr may be more accurately written as gǫtvaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛏᚢᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Brynhildar-kviða. (A. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.