Old Norse Dictionary - konungs-görsemi

Meaning of Old Norse word "konungs-görsemi" (or konungs-gǫrsemi) in English.

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

konungs-görsemi (konungs-gǫrsemi)
f. a king’s jewel, see görsemi, Fas. ii. 349.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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