Kirkju-tjöldOld Norse Dictionary - kirkju-tjöld
Meaning of Old Norse word "kirkju-tjöld" (or kirkju-tjǫld) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kirkju-tjöld (kirkju-tjǫld)
- n. pl. church hangings, Vm. 11, Grág. i. 460.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kirkju-tjöld may be more accurately written as kirkju-tjǫld.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚴᛁᚢ-ᛏᛁᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)