Land-hreinsunOld Norse Dictionary - land-hreinsun
Meaning of Old Norse word "land-hreinsun" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘land-cleansing,’ clearing the land of miscreants, Gþl. 135, 136, Fms. ix. 302; það var landhreinsun að honum, a saying when a bad man is dead and gone.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᚼᚱᛁᛁᚾᛋᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)