Föður-garðrOld Norse Dictionary - föður-garðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-garðr" (or fǫður-garðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-garðr (fǫður-garðr)
- m. a father’s house, Fas. iii. 250, cp. K. Á. 58.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-garðr may be more accurately written as fǫður-garðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚱ
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.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)