GriprOld Icelandic Dictionary - gripr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "gripr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
gripr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ar, -ir), m.
- 1) costly thing; valuable treasure, property;
- 2) value, money’s worth; enn þriðja hlut á hann, þann er mikill g. er í, that is of great value; epli þau, er henni munu gripir í þykkja, apples which she will think of great value.
- m. vulture (rare).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛒᚱ
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