Old Norse Dictionary - járn-fjöturr

Meaning of Old Norse word "járn-fjöturr" (or járn-fjǫturr) in English.

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

járn-fjöturr (járn-fjǫturr)
m. an iron fetter, Edda 20.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Edda. (C. I.)
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