FúinnOld Norse Dictionary - fúinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "fúinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
fúinn Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. part. adj. of a lost strong verb analogous to búinn, hence feyja (q. v.), rotten, esp. of a tree, also of clothes, but without the notion of stinking, Jón. 19; graut-fúinn, mauk-f., fót-f., ú-fúinn, al-fúinn.
- 2. adj. rotten. Mar. 378.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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