Fjöru-kóngr

Old Norse Dictionary - fjöru-kóngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjöru-kóngr" (or fjǫru-kóngr) in English.

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

fjöru-kóngr (fjǫru-kóngr)
(fjöru-kúfungr), m. a kind of snail.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjöru-kóngr may be more accurately written as fjǫru-kóngr.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
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