Leir-tjörnOld Norse Dictionary - leir-tjörn
Meaning of Old Norse word "leir-tjörn" (or leir-tjǫrn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- leir-tjörn (leir-tjǫrn)
- f. a loam-pit, El.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leir-tjörn may be more accurately written as leir-tjǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚱ-ᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Elis Saga. (G. II.)