Old Norse Dictionary - járngörðar-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "járngörðar-maðr" (or járngǫrðar-maðr) in English.

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

járngörðar-maðr (járngǫrðar-maðr)
m. a blacksmith, Grett. 129 A.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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