Old Norwegian Dictionary - þvergyrðingr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þvergyrðingr" in Norwegian.

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

þvergyrðingr, m. Indretning paa Skib til dettes Beskyttelse mod Søstyrtninger; núskulu vér svá viðbúast, sem veðr nökkutíllt ok mikit muni koma; nú fœrðu þeirþvergyrðinga á skipin Fld. II, 1803.51526.

Part of speech: m

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚠᚽᚱᚵᛦᚱᚦᛁᚿᚵᚱ
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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