Krist-búOld Norse Dictionary - krist-bú
Meaning of Old Norse word "krist-bú" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. ‘Christ-estate,’ i. e. glebe-land given for the support of the poor, Vm. 169; some deeds of the 12th century referring to such lands are published in D. I., Nos. 30–34.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛋᛏ-ᛒᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. I.
- Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)