Fóta-fjöl

Old Norse Dictionary - fóta-fjöl

Meaning of Old Norse word "fóta-fjöl" (or fóta-fjǫl) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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