Old Norse Dictionary - um-gröptr

Meaning of Old Norse word "um-gröptr" (or um-grǫptr) in English.

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

um-gröptr (um-grǫptr)
m. a digging round, searching, Krók. 51 C.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Króka Refs Saga. (D. V.)
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