Old Norse Dictionary - vel-görð

Meaning of Old Norse word "vel-görð" (or vel-gǫrð) in English.

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

vel-görð (vel-gǫrð)
f. a well-doing, benefit.

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

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

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