Róðr-göltrOld 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)