As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ey-land Old Norse word can mean:
- n. an island, Fms. i. 233, xi. 230, Eb. 316.
- β. the island Öland in Sweden, A. A. 290.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢ-ᛚᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- A. A.
- Antiquitates Americanae. (E. II.)
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