Old Norse Dictionary - hólmgöngu-staðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "hólmgöngu-staðr" (or hólmgǫngu-staðr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

hólmgöngu-staðr (hólmgǫngu-staðr)
m. a place where h. is fought, Fms. i. 150.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hólmgöngu-staðr may be more accurately written as hólmgǫngu-staðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚᛘᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢ-ᛋᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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