Definitions for futharkˈfu θɑrk; -θɔrk

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fu•tharkˈfu θɑrk; -θɔrk(n.)

or fu•tharc ; also fu•thorc, fu•thork

  1. the runic alphabet.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of futhark:

1850–55; so called from its first six letters: f, u, th, a (or o), r, k (modeled on alphabet )


  1. futhark(Noun)

    The Germanic runic alphabet; especially specifically the Elder or Younger futhark alphabet (of Scandinavia and the European mainland), as contrasted with the Anglo-Saxon futhorc.

  2. Origin: From the first six letters of the alphabet, ᚠ ᚢ ᚦ ᚨ ᚱ ᚲ (f u þ a r k).


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