Old Norse Dictionary - rass-görn

Meaning of Old Norse word "rass-görn" (or rass-gǫrn) in English.

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

rass-görn (rass-gǫrn)
f. the great gut, Nj. 185.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Njála. (D. II.)
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