Mis-görningOld Norse Dictionary - mis-görning
Meaning of Old Norse word "mis-görning" (or mis-gǫrning) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mis-görning (mis-gǫrning)
- f. (-görningr, m., Sks. 676, Fms. x. 371), a misdeed, transgression, Hom. 152, 158.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mis-görning may be more accurately written as mis-gǫrning.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚴᚢᚱᚾᛁᚾᚴ
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.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)