As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fang-brögð (fang-brǫgð)
- n. pl. wrestling, Fs. 131.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fang-brögð may be more accurately written as fang-brǫgð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚾᚴ-ᛒᚱᚢᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.