Fax

Old Norse Dictionary - fax

Meaning of Old Norse word "fax" in English.

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

fax
n. [A. S. feax], a mane, Edda 7, SkS. 100, El. 29: poët., vallar-fax, the field’s mane, the wood, Alm. 29.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
poët.
poetically.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Alm.
Alvís-mál. (A. I.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
El.
Elis Saga. (G. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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