Fjötra-brotOld Norse Dictionary - fjötra-brot
Meaning of Old Norse word "fjötra-brot" (or fjǫtra-brot) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjötra-brot (fjǫtra-brot)
- n. pl. the fragments of a fetter, Fms. xi. 290.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjötra-brot may be more accurately written as fjǫtra-brot.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᛏᚱᛅ-ᛒᚱᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)