Róðr-göltr

Old Norse Dictionary - róðr-göltr

Meaning of Old Norse word "róðr-göltr" (or róðr-gǫltr) in English.

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

róðr-göltr (róðr-gǫltr)
m. a kind of war-ram, Sks. 394.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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