Old Norwegian Dictionary - garðvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "garðvörðr" (or garðvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

garðvörðr (garðvǫrðr)
garðvörðr, m. Persom som har at holdeVagt i eller over garðr. Klm. 1018;Heilag. I, 18423.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, garðvörðr may be more accurately written as garðvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛆᚱᚦᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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