Ver-gjörnOld Norse Dictionary - ver-gjörn
Meaning of Old Norse word "ver-gjörn" (or ver-gjǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ver-gjörn (ver-gjǫrn)
- f. adj. libidinous, of a woman, Ls. 17, 26, Fms. xi. 21.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ver-gjörn may be more accurately written as ver-gjǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱ-ᚴᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)