Arfuni

Old Norse Dictionary - arfuni

Meaning of Old Norse word "arfuni" in English.

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

arfuni
a, m. [an old obsol. form], an heir, Edda 108 and in the compd skaporfoni (the vowel change is caused by the following o), legal heir, q. v.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
obsol.
obsolete.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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