Old Norse Dictionary - kvið-gjörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "kvið-gjörð" (or kvið-gjǫrð) in English.

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

kvið-gjörð (kvið-gjǫrð)
f. a belly girth, of a saddle.

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

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

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