Old Norse Dictionary - föstu-kveld

Meaning of Old Norse word "föstu-kveld" (or fǫstu-kveld) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

föstu-kveld (fǫstu-kveld)
n. Friday evening, Fms. vii. 159, Nj. 187.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föstu-kveld may be more accurately written as fǫstu-kveld.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚢ-ᚴᚢᛁᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Njála. (D. II.)
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