Fjöru-markOld Norse Dictionary - fjöru-mark
Meaning of Old Norse word "fjöru-mark" (or fjǫru-mark) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjöru-mark (fjǫru-mark)
- n. the land-marks on the shore, Jb. 320, Dipl. ii. 5, Grág. ii. 361.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjöru-mark may be more accurately written as fjǫru-mark.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚢ-ᛘᛅᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)