Old Norse Dictionary - krók-fjöðr

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

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

krók-fjöðr (krók-fjǫðr)
f. a barbed head of a spear or arrow, Grett. 99, see Worsaae, Nos. 350, 351.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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