Old Norse Dictionary - jötun-bygðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "jötun-bygðr" (or jǫtun-bygðr) in English.

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

jötun-bygðr (jǫtun-bygðr)
part. peopled by giants, Ýt.

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

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

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