As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. monstrously, Lv. 78, Rd. 273, Karl. 476, Stj. 3, Bs. i. 349. The syllable fer- in this and the four following words denotes anything monstrous, and seems akin to firn and firin, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚱ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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