Old Norse Dictionary - gull-fjöðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "gull-fjöðr" (or gull-fjǫðr) in English.

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

gull-fjöðr (gull-fjǫðr)
f. gold-quill, name of a code of laws, Fms. viii. 277.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛚ-ᚠᛁᚢᚦᚱ
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.)
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