As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gróði Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m.
- 1. = gróðr; þess vondr skyldi gróða taka, Post. 686 B. 13.
- 2. increase; þá skal gróði (swell, flood) koma bæði í sjó ok vötn (vatna-vöxtr), Rb. 104: mod. usage distinguishes between gróðr, growth, and gróði, gain, increase of wealth. gróða-maðr, m. a prosperous, wealthy man.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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