As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fóta-fjöl (fóta-fjǫl)
- f. = fótabrík, Fms. v. 340: a foot-board, iv. 277.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fóta-fjöl may be more accurately written as fóta-fjǫl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛏᛅ-ᚠᛁᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)