Old Norse Dictionary - leigu-jörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "leigu-jörð" (or leigu-jǫrð) in English.

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

leigu-jörð (leigu-jǫrð)
f. a rented farm, N. G. L. ii. 107.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚴᚢ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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