As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjöru-steinn (fjǫru-steinn)
- m. shingle on the beach, Bs. i. 506:—mark stones, shewing the tide is so far out as to leave a way along the beach, 656 C. 31.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjöru-steinn may be more accurately written as fjǫru-steinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚢ-ᛋᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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