Old Norwegian Dictionary - föðurætt

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "föðurætt" (or fǫðurætt) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

föðurætt (fǫðurætt)
föðurætt, f. Faderens Slægt, Slægt paaFaders Side. Grg. I, 2201; Landsl.5, 217; Nj. 15 (2514); kominn í föður-ætt at lögum Landsl. 4, 1141; fœrasik í föðurætt Sturl. I, 35716.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, föðurætt may be more accurately written as fǫðurætt.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱᛅᛏᛏ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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