Yfir-faðirOld Norse Dictionary - yfir-faðir
Meaning of Old Norse word "yfir-faðir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an ‘over-father,’ patriarch, Hom. 139, Eluc. 53, Hom. (St.), Fas. iii. 671.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᚠᛅᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)