Mark-landOld Norse Dictionary - mark-land
Meaning of Old Norse word "mark-land" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mark-land Old Norse word can mean:
- n. forest-land, with the notion of march-land, border-land, Hkr. i. 45, Eg. 58.
- II. a local name = Labrador (?), Fb.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚴ-ᛚᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)