Ís-landOld Norse Dictionary - ís-land
Meaning of Old Norse word "ís-land" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. Iceland, for the origin of the name see Landn. 30,—hann sá norðr yfir fjöllin fjörð fullan af hafísum, því kölluðu þeir landit Ísland.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛋ-ᛚᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)