Upp-löndOld Norse Dictionary - upp-lönd
Meaning of Old Norse word "upp-lönd" (or upp-lǫnd) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- upp-lönd (upp-lǫnd)
- n. pl. Uplands, inland counties: a local name of the eastern inland counties of Norway (Oplandene), Ó. H., Fms. passim: Upplendingar, m. pl. the men from the Uplands: Upplenzkr, adj., passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, upp-lönd may be more accurately written as upp-lǫnd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛒᛒ-ᛚᚢᚾᛏ
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.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)