Þorn-görðOld Norse Dictionary - þorn-görð
Meaning of Old Norse word "þorn-görð" (or þorn-gǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þorn-görð (þorn-gǫrð)
- f. = þornkrúna, Symb. 22, Hom. (St.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þorn-görð may be more accurately written as þorn-gǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚱᚾ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Symbolae. (H. IV.)