Val-föðrOld Norse Dictionary - val-föðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "val-föðr" (or val-fǫðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- val-föðr (val-fǫðr)
- m. the father of the slain, i. e. Odin, Vsp. 1, Edda.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, val-föðr may be more accurately written as val-fǫðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛚ-ᚠᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Völuspá. (A. I.)