Land-fjölskyldOld Norse Dictionary - land-fjölskyld
Meaning of Old Norse word "land-fjölskyld" (or land-fjǫlskyld) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- land-fjölskyld (land-fjǫlskyld)
- f. public business, troubles, Bs. i. 84.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, land-fjölskyld may be more accurately written as land-fjǫlskyld.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᚠᛁᚢᛚᛋᚴᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)