As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjörgyn (fjǫrgyn)
- f. [Goth. fairguni = a mountain], Mother-earth, Edda.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjörgyn may be more accurately written as fjǫrgyn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚴᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.