Mundil-föriOld Norse Dictionary - mundil-föri
Meaning of Old Norse word "mundil-föri" (or mundil-fǫri) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mundil-föri (mundil-fǫri)
- a, m. the name of a giant, the father of the Sun and the Moon; akin to möndull, referring to the veering round or revolution of the heavens, Vþm., Edda 7.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mundil-föri may be more accurately written as mundil-fǫri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᛏᛁᛚ-ᚠᚢᚱᛁ
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.)
- Vafþrúðnis-mál. (A. I.)