As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. the roots of a f., i. e. the foot of a mountain; the fells are metaph. regarded as trees rooted in the earth, but cp. the mythical tale in Edda 19 and 221 (App.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛅᛚᛚᛋ-ᚱᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)