Þver-gyrðingrOld Norse Dictionary - þver-gyrðingr
Meaning of Old Norse word "þver-gyrðingr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a cross-girding put round a ship to strengthen her, Fas. iii. 257: in the metaph. phrase, það er komið í þvergyrðing með þeim, of sullen hostility.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛁᚱ-ᚴᚢᚱᚦᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)