Fjúk

Old Norse Dictionary - fjúk

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjúk" in English.

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

fjúk
n. [cp. Engl. fog], a snow-storm: allit., frost ok fjúk, Fbr. 23; fjúk ok drifa, Bs. i. 158; fjúk var úti, 672; í fjúki, Landn. 235; stormr með fjúki, Fas. ii. 74: in swearing, fái þat fjúk, a ‘fjúk’ upon it.

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

Abbreviations used:

allit.
alliteration, alliterative.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
lit.
literally.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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