Föður-kynOld Norse Dictionary - föður-kyn
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-kyn" (or fǫður-kyn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-kyn (fǫður-kyn)
- n. father’s kin, Eg. 266.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-kyn may be more accurately written as fǫður-kyn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᚴᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)