Líka-gröptrOld Norse Dictionary - líka-gröptr
Meaning of Old Norse word "líka-gröptr" (or líka-grǫptr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- líka-gröptr (líka-grǫptr)
- m. grave-digging, Fbr.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, líka-gröptr may be more accurately written as líka-grǫptr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚴᛅ-ᚴᚱᚢᛒᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)