Allsherjar-þing

Old Norse Dictionary - allsherjar-þing

Meaning of Old Norse word "allsherjar-þing" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

allsherjar-þing
n. general assembly, Fms. i. 224. In Icel. at present allsherjar- is prefixed to a great many other words in order to express what is public, general, universal.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚᛋᚼᛁᚱᛁᛅᚱ-ᚦᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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