Föður-móðirOld Norse Dictionary - föður-móðir
Meaning of Old Norse word "föður-móðir" (or fǫður-móðir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föður-móðir (fǫður-móðir)
- f. a father’s mother, Nj. 25, Grág. i. 171.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föður-móðir may be more accurately written as fǫður-móðir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚦᚢᚱ-ᛘᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)