Óð-gjörðOld 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.)