Fern

Old Norse Dictionary - fern

Meaning of Old Norse word "fern" in English.

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

fern
adj. distrib. esp. in pl. = Lat. quaterni, in sets of four, Fb. i. 521, Nj. 150, K. Þ. K. 86, Grág. i. 4; vide einn.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
esp.
especially.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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