Old Norwegian Dictionary - görunargaldr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "görunargaldr" (or gǫrunargaldr) in Norwegian.

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

görunargaldr (gǫrunargaldr)
görunargaldr, m. for görvanargaldr, ger-vanargaldr, = görningargaldr(?); þeirer vanir eru at hvæsa at höggormumeða gala til gorunargalds (= lat. incan-tatores illi, qui serpentes solent incan-tare) Heilag. II, 55019. 34.

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, görunargaldr may be more accurately written as gǫrunargaldr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚯᚱᚢᚿᛆᚱᚵᛆᛚᚦᚱ
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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