Old Norse Dictionary - frum-höfundr

Meaning of Old Norse word "frum-höfundr" (or frum-hǫfundr) in English.

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

frum-höfundr (frum-hǫfundr)
m. the original author or writer.

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

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

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