Old Norse Dictionary - töðu-göltr

Meaning of Old Norse word "töðu-göltr" (or tǫðu-gǫltr) in English.

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

töðu-göltr (tǫðu-gǫltr)
m. a home-boar, kept grazing at home, Fs. 141.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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