Grjót-hörgrOld Norse Dictionary - grjót-hörgr
Meaning of Old Norse word "grjót-hörgr" (or grjót-hǫrgr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- grjót-hörgr (grjót-hǫrgr)
- m. a stone altar (heathen, vide hörgr): a stone heap = grjóthaugr, Sturl. ii. 223 C, where Ed. grjóthaugr.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, grjót-hörgr may be more accurately written as grjót-hǫrgr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᚢᛏ-ᚼᚢᚱᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)