As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mein-görð (mein-gǫrð)
- f. ‘harm-doing,’ offence, Nj. 163, Fms. v. 14, Stj. 121, passim: bodily pains, Orkn. 140.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mein-görð may be more accurately written as mein-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛁᚾ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.