Old Norwegian Dictionary - görviligr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "görviligr" (or gǫrviligr) in Norwegian.

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

görviligr (gǫrviligr)
gerviligr eller görviligr, görviligr, adj.fuldkommen, duelig; manna vænstr okgörviligastr Eg. 1 (27); hafði með sérvalit lið bæði at ættom ok þat ergerviligast fékkst OH. 7633; manna varhann gerviligastr firir vits sakir okframburðar OH. 9934.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚯᚱᚠᛁᛚᛁᚵᚱ
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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