Old Norse Dictionary - eignar-jörð

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

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

eignar-jörð (eignar-jǫrð)
f. a patrimony, landed inheritance, Bs. ii. 11.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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