Leiðangrs-görðOld Norse Dictionary - leiðangrs-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "leiðangrs-görð" (or leiðangrs-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- leiðangrs-görð (leiðangrs-gǫrð)
- f. the raising a levy. Fms. vii. 19, Gþl. 75.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leiðangrs-görð may be more accurately written as leiðangrs-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚦᛅᚾᚴᚱᛋ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
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.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)