As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjöru-mál (fjǫru-mál)
- n. the rim of the shore between the flood line and the ebb, more usually flæðarmál, Sturl. ii. 35, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjöru-mál may be more accurately written as fjǫru-mál.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚢ-ᛘᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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