GómrOld Icelandic Dictionary - gómr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "gómr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
gómr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-s, -ar), m.
- 1) the roof or floor of the mouth (efri or neðri g.); e-m berr mart á góma, one talks freely of many things; gæta tungu í báða góma, to keep guard on the tongue, speak warily;
- 2) finger-tip (á hendi heitir fingr, nagl, gómr).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛘᚱ
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