Heiman-görðOld Norse Dictionary - heiman-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "heiman-görð" (or heiman-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- heiman-görð (heiman-gǫrð)
- f. an endowing, endowment, Grág. i. 336, D. N. passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, heiman-görð may be more accurately written as heiman-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛘᛅᚾ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)