Orð-gífr

Old Norse Dictionary - orð-gífr

Meaning of Old Norse word "orð-gífr" in English.

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

orð-gífr
f. a ‘word-hag,’ a sharp-tongued woman, Nj. 49.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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