As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., gen. hlóðynjar, the mythical name of the Earth, prop. hearth (?), homestead (?), and akin to hlóð, Edda, Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᚢᚦᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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