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Place-Names in the Danelaw

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  Element             Original O N          Meaning            Example             


         
  by bœr, býr farm Tiptoby  


         
  hus hús house The Hus  


         
  kirk kirkja church Kirkabister  


         
  ness nes headland Scat Ness  


         
  pap papi priest, cleric  Papa Stour  


         
  skaill skáli hut, shieling Aikerskaill  


         
  ting þing assembly Tingwall  


         
  thorpe þorp settlment Scunthorpe  


         
  twatt þveit clearing Brunatwatt  


         
  wick vík bay Wick of Aith  


         

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