Ættar-skjöldrOld Norse Dictionary - ættar-skjöldr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ættar-skjöldr" (or ættar-skjǫldr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ættar-skjöldr (ættar-skjǫldr)
- m. the shield, prop of a family, Stor.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ættar-skjöldr may be more accurately written as ættar-skjǫldr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏᛅᚱ-ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sona-torrek. (A. III.)