As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a vain boaster, Karl. 284; hence are prob. corrupted the mod. gort and gortari, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚱᛏᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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