Old Norse Dictionary - þjóð-skjöldungr

Meaning of Old Norse word "þjóð-skjöldungr" (or þjóð-skjǫldungr) in English.

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

þjóð-skjöldungr (þjóð-skjǫldungr)
m. = þjóðkonungr, Ó. H. (in a verse).

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚢᚦ-ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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