Föður-afiOld Norse Dictionary - föður-afi
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-afi" (or fǫður-afi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-afi (fǫður-afi)
- u, m. a grandfather on the father’s side.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-afi may be more accurately written as fǫður-afi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛅᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements