As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the residence of the gods (Ases), Edda; also the name of a farm in the west of Icel.: the mod. Norse ‘aasgaardsreid’ is a corruption from the Swed. åska, thunder.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋ-ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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