Mark-bygðOld Norse Dictionary - mark-bygð
Meaning of Old Norse word "mark-bygð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [mörk], a ‘forest-country,’ opp. to open country made into fields, Hkr. i. 88, Magn. 442, Ó. H. 201, Fms. vii. 25.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚴ-ᛒᚢᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)