Old Norse Dictionary - leiðar-völlr

Meaning of Old Norse word "leiðar-völlr" (or leiðar-vǫllr) in English.

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

leiðar-völlr (leiðar-vǫllr)
m. the Leet field, where the Leet is held, K. Þ. K. 29.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leiðar-völlr may be more accurately written as leiðar-vǫllr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚦᛅᚱ-ᚢᚢᛚᛚᚱ
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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