Föður-leifðOld Norse Dictionary - föður-leifð
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-leifð" (or fǫður-leifð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-leifð (fǫður-leifð)
- (föður-leif, Bær. 5, Fms. x. 386), f. a patrimony, viz. land and estates, Fms. i. 52, v. 117, vii. 176, Ld. 104.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-leifð may be more accurately written as fǫður-leifð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛚᛁᛁᚠᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)