Fjaðr-hamr

Old Norse Dictionary - fjaðr-hamr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjaðr-hamr" in English.

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

fjaðr-hamr
m. a ‘feather ham,’ winged haunch (in northern tales), like that of Icarus in the Greek legend, Þkv. 3, 5, 9, Þiðr. 92, 93, Al. 72.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
Þkv.
Þryms-kviða. (A. I.)
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