As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hús-görð (hús-gǫrð)
- f. house-making, Js. 92, Fms. ii. 230, Jb. 211, Odd. 18, Stj.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hús-görð may be more accurately written as hús-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛋ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
- Stjörnu-Odda draumr. (D. V.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.