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
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.