Old Norse Dictionary - tún-göltr

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

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

tún-göltr (tún-gǫltr)
m. a home-boar, Eb. 94, Glúm. 365.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
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