Kristfjár-jörðOld Norse Dictionary - kristfjár-jörð
Meaning of Old Norse word "kristfjár-jörð" (or kristfjár-jǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kristfjár-jörð (kristfjár-jǫrð)
- f. glebe-land for the poor, Vm. 152.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kristfjár-jörð may be more accurately written as kristfjár-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᛋᛏᚠᛁᛅᚱ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)