As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bú-jörð (bú-jǫrð)
- f. a farm, estate.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bú-jörð may be more accurately written as bú-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements