Út-garðarOld Norse Dictionary - út-garðar
Meaning of Old Norse word "út-garðar" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
út-garðar Old Norse word can mean:
- m. pl. the outer building; færa e-n við útgarða, to throw to the wall, Glúm. 344; þann mann er um útgarða færði (who cast out) alla frændr sína, Gísl. 84.
- 2. mythol. the ‘out-yard,’ abode of the giant Útgarða-Loki, Edda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ-ᚴᛅᚱᚦᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- mythology, mythologically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)