Prest-jörðOld Norse Dictionary - prest-jörð
Meaning of Old Norse word "prest-jörð" (or prest-jǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- prest-jörð (prest-jǫrð)
- f. a priest’s land, D. N.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, prest-jörð may be more accurately written as prest-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛋᛏ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)