Mann-görðOld Norse Dictionary - mann-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "mann-görð" (or mann-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mann-görð (mann-gǫrð)
- f. the contribution of a man to the levy, as also the district which had to contribute one man, N. G. L. i. 15, 100. manngörðar-maðr, m. a member, inmate of a m., N. G. L. i. 12.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mann-görð may be more accurately written as mann-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)