Fanir

Old Norse Dictionary - fanir

Meaning of Old Norse word "fanir" in English.

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

fanir
f. pl. [Swed. fan, Engl. fan; cp. Germ. fahne, Goth. fana], a fan, in tálkn-fanir, the gill-flaps of a whale.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
Goth.
Gothic.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
Swed.
Swedish.
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