Faðerni

Old Icelandic Dictionary - faðerni

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "faðerni" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

faðerni Old Icelandic word can mean:

faðerni
n.
faðerni
1) fatherhood, paternity; ganga við f. at e-m or e-s, kennast f. e-s, to acknowledge or admit paternity; at f. eða móðerni, on father’s or mother’s side; var hann ljóss ok fagr eptir f. sínu, like his father;
faðerni
2) patrimony.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚦᛁᚱᚾᛁ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-s
einhvers.
f.
feminine.
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