Old 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

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