Ráða-görstrOld Norse Dictionary - ráða-görstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ráða-görstr" (or ráða-gǫrstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ráða-görstr (ráða-gǫrstr)
- adj. superl. the shrewdest of men, Fms. ix. 282, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ráða-görstr may be more accurately written as ráða-gǫrstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚦᛅ-ᚴᚢᚱᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)