Fífrildi

Old Norse Dictionary - fífrildi

Meaning of Old Norse word "fífrildi" in English.

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

fífrildi
mod. fiðrildi through a false etymology, as if it were from fiðri, [O. H. G. viveltre; A. S. fifalde; provinc. Germ. feifalter; Swed. fjäril; Norse fivreld or fibrelde; Lat. pāpilio]:—a butterfly, Flor. 18.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Germ.
German.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
provinc.
provincial.
S.
Saga.
Swed.
Swedish.
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