Járn-fjöturrOld 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.)