Old Norse Dictionary - saum-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "saum-för" (or saum-fǫr) in English.

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

saum-för (saum-fǫr)
f. a seam in a ship’s planking, Bs. i. 390, Skálda 163.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Skálda. (H. I.)
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