Út-jörðOld Norse Dictionary - út-jörð
Meaning of Old Norse word "út-jörð" (or út-jǫrð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- út-jörð (út-jǫrð)
- f. an outlying estate, Pm. 3; as opp. to óðal, Gþl. 233.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, út-jörð may be more accurately written as út-jǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ-ᛁᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Pétrs-máldagi. (J. I.)