Faðm-byggvir

Old Norse Dictionary - faðm-byggvir

Meaning of Old Norse word "faðm-byggvir" in English.

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

faðm-byggvir
m., poët. a dweller in one’s arms, husband, Lex. poët.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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