- föðurhefndir (fǫðurhefndir)
- föðurhefndir, f. pl. Hevn, hvorved enlader sin föðurbani undgjælde for athave voldet Faderens Død. Alex. 714;Vatsd. 22 (3730); Vem. 255.
Part of speech: f pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, föðurhefndir may be more accurately written as fǫðurhefndir.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱᚼᚽᚠᚿᚦᛁᚱ
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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