Landnáms-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - landnáms-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "landnáms-maðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and landnáma-maðr, m. a settler, and in plur. the settlers, of the first generation of settlers in Iceland, Íngólfr var frægastr allra landnámsmanna, Landn. 38, 236, 320, 321, passim, Íb. ch. 1, 11.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᚾᛅᛘᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslendinga-bók. (D. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)