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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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