höghabyr (OSw) noun

Synonymous with fulder byr ‘full village’ (see fulder), i.e. a village of a specified size that could be dated back to pagan times by its pre-Christian monumental burials, It is not clear what this status entailed.


village with a mound OSw ÄVgL Jb
OSw YVgL Jb

village with barrows OSw ÖgL Bb Refs:

Lindkvist 2021, 15, n. 51

Citation
  • ‘höghabyr’. A Lexicon of Medieval Nordic Law.

  • http://www.dhi.ac.uk/lmnl/nordicheadword/displayPage/2202
    (06/14/2024)