Fjöru-nytjar

Old Norse Dictionary - fjöru-nytjar

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

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

fjöru-nytjar (fjǫru-nytjar)
f. pl. used of drift-timber, dead whales, sea-weed, or the like, Engl. jetsum, Vm. 75, 80.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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