Old Norse Dictionary - óð-gjörð

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

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

óð-gjörð (óð-gjǫrð)
f. verse-making, panegyric, eulogy, Post. 510.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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