Old Norse Dictionary - fjöru-maðkr

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

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

fjöru-maðkr (fjǫru-maðkr)
m. a kind of worm used for bait.

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

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

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