Land-skjálftiOld Norse Dictionary - land-skjálfti
Meaning of Old Norse word "land-skjálfti" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. an earthquake, Edda 40 (the mythical origin of the earthquake), SkS. 142, Greg. 49, MS. 655 xxvii. 22 spelt land-skylpi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᚠᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)