Föður-erfðOld Norse Dictionary - föður-erfð
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-erfð" (or fǫður-erfð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-erfð (fǫður-erfð)
- f. = föðurarfr, Landn. 214, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-erfð may be more accurately written as fǫður-erfð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛁᚱᚠᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)