Old Norse Dictionary - kjör-gripr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kjör-gripr" (or kjǫr-gripr) in English.

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

kjör-gripr (kjǫr-gripr)
m. a choice or costly thing; ek vil taka þrjá kjörgripi af úskiptu herfangi, Fms. vi. 148.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᚱ-ᚴᚱᛁᛒᚱ
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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