Old Norse Dictionary - land-gangr

Meaning of Old Norse word "land-gangr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

m. a running ashore, of shoals of fish; ‘landgangr af fiski’ is used when there is a large catch of fish, K. Þ. K. 112.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᚴᛅᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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