Kirkju-görðOld Norse Dictionary - kirkju-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "kirkju-görð" (or kirkju-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kirkju-görð (kirkju-gǫrð)
- f. church-building, Rb. 396, Bs. i. 163, Fms. ix. 236, N. G. L. i. 344.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kirkju-görð may be more accurately written as kirkju-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚴᛁᚢ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)