Ætt-jörðOld Norse Dictionary - ætt-jörð
Meaning of Old Norse word "ætt-jörð" (or ætt-jǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ætt-jörð (ætt-jǫrð)
- f. a native county, O. H. L. 41, freq. in mod. usage; cp. áttjörð.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ætt-jörð may be more accurately written as ætt-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- O. H. L.
- Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)