ÆttjörðOld Norwegian Dictionary - ættjörð
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ættjörð" (or ættjǫrð) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- ættjörð (ættjǫrð)
- ættjörð, f. Fædreland, Land hvor man har sin Slægt og Familie, Egill var núvinr konungsins ok fór til ættjarðarsínnar OHm. 55 (4139).
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, ættjörð may be more accurately written as ættjǫrð.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛅᛏᛏᛁᚯᚱᚦ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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