Fjötrar-rauf

Old Norse Dictionary - fjötrar-rauf

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjötrar-rauf" (or fjǫtrar-rauf) in English.

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

fjötrar-rauf (fjǫtrar-rauf)
f. the holes in a sledge through which the straps go, Eb. 190.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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