Old Norse Dictionary - sáttar-görð

Meaning of Old Norse word "sáttar-görð" (or sáttar-gǫrð) in English.

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

sáttar-görð (sáttar-gǫrð)
f. the making a treaty, agreement, peace-transactions, Fb. ii. 234, Grág. i. 136, 485; sáttargörðar váttr, 83.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Grágás. (B. I.)
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