Fjötur-lauss

Old Norse Dictionary - fjötur-lauss

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjötur-lauss" (or fjǫtur-lauss) in English.

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

fjötur-lauss (fjǫtur-lauss)
adj. unfettered, Fms. xi. 226.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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