Fjór-tán

Old Norse Dictionary - fjór-tán

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjór-tán" in English.

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

fjór-tán
card. numb., [older form fjögr-tán or fjugr-tán, B. K. 9, 60, 62, 125, Sks. 179 B]:—fourteen (passim). fjórtán-sessa, u, f. a ship with fourteen oars, Fms. ix. 408, v. l.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

B. K.
Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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