Fótr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fótr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fótr" in English.

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

fótr Old Icelandic word can mean:

fótr
(gen. fótar, dat. fœti, pl. fœtr), m.
fótr
1) foot, foot and leg;
fótr
spretta (støkkva) á fœtr, to start to one’s feet;
fótr
vera á fótum, to be out of bed, be up;
fótr
skjóta fótum undir sik, taka til fóta, to take to one’s heels;
fótr
eiga fótum fjör at launa, to save one’s life by running away;
fótr
hlaupa sem fœtr toga, to run as fast as feet can carry;
fótr
kominn af fótum fram, off one’s feet, decrepit;
fótr
hverr á fœtr öðrum, one after the other;
fótr
2) foot (as a measure).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛏᚱ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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