Víð-faðmrOld Norse Dictionary - víð-faðmr
Meaning of Old Norse word "víð-faðmr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. wide-fathoming; víðfaðmara ríki, FmS. v. 344; víðfaðmi, nickname of an ancient conqueror (the Danish king Ivarr Víðfaðmi), Skjöld. S., Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚠᛅᚦᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Skjöldunga Saga. (C. II.)