Val-land

Old Norse Dictionary - val-land

Meaning of Old Norse word "val-land" in English.

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

val-land
m. the land of the ‘Welsh’ or foreigners, esp. in the Sagas relating to France, Vilhjálmr … hann vann þat ríki í Vallandi er síðan var kallat Norðmandi, Fagrsk. 142, Ó. H. passim.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fagrsk.
Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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