Erfða-staðr

Old Norse Dictionary - erfða-staðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "erfða-staðr" in English.

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

erfða-staðr
m. hereditary estates, used in a special sense of church demesnes held by lay impropriators, vide Arna S., BS. i. 794.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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