Föl-leitrOld Norse Dictionary - föl-leitr
Meaning of Old Norse word "föl-leitr" (or fǫl-leitr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föl-leitr (fǫl-leitr)
- adj. looking pale, Nj. 39, Fb. i. 545, Vápn. 29.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föl-leitr may be more accurately written as fǫl-leitr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚ-ᛚᛁᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)