As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- yfir-föt (yfir-fǫt)
- n. pl. over-clothing, Bev.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, yfir-föt may be more accurately written as yfir-fǫt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᚠᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bevus Saga. (G. II.)