Old Norse Dictionary - sund-fjöðr

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

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

sund-fjöðr (sund-fjǫðr)
f. a swimming feather, a fin, Sks. 133.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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