Við-fjörðrOld Norse Dictionary - við-fjörðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "við-fjörðr" (or við-fjǫrðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- við-fjörðr (við-fjǫrðr)
- m. a local name: Við-firðingar, m. pl. men from Withford, Landn.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, við-fjörðr may be more accurately written as við-fjǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚠᛁᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)