All-föðr

Old Norse Dictionary - all-föðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "all-föðr" (or all-fǫðr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

all-föðr (all-fǫðr)
m. father of all, Edda 2, 6, 13 (a name of Odin), v. alföðr.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, all-föðr may be more accurately written as all-fǫðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚ-ᚠᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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