Njarð-gjörðOld 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.)