Járna-farOld Norse Dictionary - járna-far
Meaning of Old Norse word "járna-far" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an iron-print, a mark of weapons, Fas. ii. 400: iron-plating on a ship, Orkn. 362.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚾᛅ-ᚠᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)