Old Norwegian Dictionary - föðursystir

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "föðursystir" (or fǫðursystir) in Norwegian.

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

föðursystir (fǫðursystir)
föðursystir, f. Faster. Gul. 1059; Grg.I, 21911.

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, föðursystir may be more accurately written as fǫðursystir.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱᛋᛦᛋᛏᛁᚱ
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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