Kjör-griprOld 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.)