Föru-konaOld Norse Dictionary - föru-kona
Meaning of Old Norse word "föru-kona" (or fǫru-kona) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föru-kona (fǫru-kona)
- u, f. a vagrant woman, Þiðr. 226.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föru-kona may be more accurately written as fǫru-kona.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚢ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)