Old Norse Dictionary - njarð-gjörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "njarð-gjörð" (or njarð-gjǫrð) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

njarð-gjörð (njarð-gjǫrð)
f. the close girdle, epithet of the girdle of Thor, Þd.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, njarð-gjörð may be more accurately written as njarð-gjǫrð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᛅᚱᚦ-ᚴᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Þórs-drápa. (A. I.)
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