Old Norse Dictionary - leyni-fjörðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "leyni-fjörðr" (or leyni-fjǫrðr) in English.

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

leyni-fjörðr (leyni-fjǫrðr)
m. a hidden fjord, Fas.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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