Átt-jörð

Old Norse Dictionary - átt-jörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "átt-jörð" (or átt-jǫrð) in English.

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

átt-jörð (átt-jǫrð)
and ættjörð, f. = átthagi, Ísl. ii. 186, A. A. 252: in mod. usage = Lat. patria, and always in the form ætt-.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, átt-jörð may be more accurately written as átt-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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

A. A.
Antiquitates Americanae. (E. II.)
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