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  • southern
    The SOUTHERN NORSE SETTLEMENT of GREENLAND GARDAR was the Bishopric Tjodhilstat Foss were king s farms Go to Lenape In formati on To Northern settlement Home

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  • norsewords
    possible to determine when each Norse settlement was made in America I am in hopes it may be possible to do this at some future date as it would give an idea how long the Norsemen did travel to these shores It appears from my translations that such migrations continued into the fourteenth century or to the time of the Black Death Sherwin 1940 p 338 Sherwin had no problem believing Algonquin words had Norse roots He grew up speaking a dialect similar to Old Norse in remote Norway After migrating to northeast North America he was surprised to recognize that many Indian place names when spoken out loud described the land he was seeing Sherwin compared over 15 000 phrases with Old Norse roots to Algonquin words Sherwin 1940 For example Sherwin recognized Algonquin Agawam as marsh There were six Agawam place names in Massachusetts Early Europeans defined three of them as ground overflowed by water two of them were defined as marsh and one had no definition Douglas Lithgow 1909 Stromsted also could speak a dialect similar to Old Norse because her parents sent her to a remote island for safety during World War II She added to

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  • stonetower
    that the people near the stone tower said they lived in Agonsy Stromsted 1973 Agonsy sounded similar in Massachusetts colonial times to Akomenack the rivers Akhushnut Akoont Akoakest and Akqussent There were also tracts of land hills and necks of land with names such as Akawmack Akashewah Akomonticus Akoakset Akockus Akoughcouss Akquiatt Akushnet and Akushena The word Akomac was used from Massachusetts to the Potomac River to describe areas where

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  • akoman1
    Haakon s man aki where Haakon Haakonson IV was the king of Norway man is the Norse word for people and aki is the Old Norse word for land Accomac is a shortened version of Accomeneck There are many examples in Norse where a long phrase is shortened with repeated use Accom words are also found in Nanticoke Shawnee Mahican and Leni Lenape name listings in the Handbook of North

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  • Info-south
    from 1112 to 1406 There where gaps Some Greenland Bishops never did go to Greenland Erik Island lies at the mouth of Eriksfjord where Erik the Red lived Hrein Island lies at the mouth of Hrein Fjord Hrein Fjord morphed into Einarsfjord Comment The Bishopric Gardar and the main shipping harbor were in Hrein Fjord After Erik the Red s time the political religious and economic power may have transferred

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  • northern
    The NORTHERN NORSE SETTLEMENT of GREENLAND c1340 Sandnes was Bishopric during early 1100s Information to Southern settlement Home

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  • Vikingredman
    preface to Vol 4 of The Viking and the Red Man the Algonquin language is Old Norse The truth cannot be successfully attacked Sherwin Vols 1 7 1940 1953 Walam

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  • comparisons
    a fragment unk BOKWATIG 5 noun a piece of wood a fragment of wood unk POOGWÂ 1 half Rand Abanaki POOGWÂ 1 half part of half of a carcass Rand Clark Abanaki P8 K8IE 1 half in the width moitié en large Rasles Abanaki 1 braaka Norse dialect braaka Icelandic braaka v t tear wear break fracture crack 2 brank or braank Norwegian braek noun break rupture breach crack ren

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