Konungs-jörðOld Norse Dictionary - konungs-jörð
Meaning of Old Norse word "konungs-jörð" (or konungs-jǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- konungs-jörð (konungs-jǫrð)
- f. a king’s estate, Gþl. 79.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, konungs-jörð may be more accurately written as konungs-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚢᚾᚴᛋ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)