Old Norse Dictionary - óðal-jörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "óðal-jörð" (or óðal-jǫrð) in English.

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

óðal-jörð (óðal-jǫrð)
f. = óðalsjörð, Fms. vi. 339.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚦᛅᛚ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
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.)
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