Jarð-bannOld Norse Dictionary - jarð-bann
Meaning of Old Norse word "jarð-bann" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘earth-ban,’ when, from the earth being frozen or covered with snow, there is no feed for cattle, Eb. 290, Fb. i. 522, Bs. i. 873.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚦ-ᛒᛅᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)