Old Norse Dictionary - fjöru-maðr

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

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

fjöru-maðr (fjǫru-maðr)
m. the owner of the shore, Grág. ii. 367, Jb. 318.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
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