Járn-skjöldrOld Norse Dictionary - járn-skjöldr
Meaning of Old Norse word "járn-skjöldr" (or járn-skjǫldr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- járn-skjöldr (járn-skjǫldr)
- m. Iron-shield, a pr. name, Fb.: as also a nickname, Hdl.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, járn-skjöldr may be more accurately written as járn-skjǫldr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚾ-ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)