And-fætingr

Old Norse Dictionary - and-fætingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "and-fætingr" in English.

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

and-fætingr
s, m. [and-], transl. of Antipodes in Pliny, Stj. 94. Now used in the mod. sense of Antipodes; also in the phrase, sofa andfætis, or andfæting, of two sleeping in a bed ‘heads and heels.’

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
transl.
translation.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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