Sel-görðOld Norse Dictionary - sel-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "sel-görð" (or sel-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sel-görð (sel-gǫrð)
- f. erection of a sel, Rd. 263: = þeir höfðu selgörð á sumrum í Sclshaga, Dipl. i. 7; at Benedict ætti s. á Breiðstöðum, v. 10.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sel-görð may be more accurately written as sel-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛚ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)