Föður-dauðiOld Norse Dictionary - föður-dauði
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-dauði" (or fǫður-dauði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-dauði (fǫður-dauði)
- a, m. a father’s death, Ísl. ii. 116, Fas. i. 34.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-dauði may be more accurately written as fǫður-dauði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛏᛅᚢᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)