Old Norse Dictionary - tál-gröf

Meaning of Old Norse word "tál-gröf" (or tál-grǫf) in English.

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

tál-gröf (tál-grǫf)
f. a pit used as a trap, Sks. 425, Eluc. 34.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Elucidarium. (F. II.)
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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