Mjök-siglandiOld Norse Dictionary - mjök-siglandi
Meaning of Old Norse word "mjök-siglandi" (or mjǫk-siglandi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mjök-siglandi (mjǫk-siglandi)
- part. the ‘much-sailor,’ a nickname, see Landn.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mjök-siglandi may be more accurately written as mjǫk-siglandi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚴ-ᛋᛁᚴᛚᛅᚾᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)