Fjöru-mál

Old Norse Dictionary - fjöru-mál

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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