Old Norse Dictionary - heim-stöð

Meaning of Old Norse word "heim-stöð" (or heim-stǫð) in English.

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

heim-stöð (heim-stǫð)
f. a homestead, Vsp. 56.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Völuspá. (A. I.)
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