Lands-fjórðungrOld Norse Dictionary - lands-fjórðungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lands-fjórðungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the quarter of a land (of Iceland), Grág. i. 433, Landn. 251, Bs. ii. 81.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᛋ-ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚦᚢᚾᚴᚱ
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.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)