Karl-fötOld Norse Dictionary - karl-föt
Meaning of Old Norse word "karl-föt" (or karl-fǫt) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- karl-föt (karl-fǫt)
- n. pl. male attire, Ld. 276, Grág. i. 338.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, karl-föt may be more accurately written as karl-fǫt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛚ-ᚠᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)