Old Norse Dictionary - vistar-görð

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

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

vistar-görð (vistar-gǫrð)
f. a sojourn, fare; eigi er hér vönduð vistargörð, Grett. 125 A.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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