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Runic letter fehu.svg
One form of
U+16A0, ᚠ
RUNIC LETTER FEHU FEOH FE F
[unassigned: U+169D–U+169F]

[U+169C]
Runic
[U+16A1]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the Etruscan 𐌅, from the Phoenician character waw (𐤅). Cognates would then include the Ancient Greek Ϝ (W), ϝ (w) and the Latin F.

Letter[edit]

  1. A letter of the Runic alphabet, with the reconstructed name *fehu (cattle), representing /ɸ/ or /f/.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Present in the Elder Fuþark (called fehu), the Anglo-Saxon fuþorc (called feoh), and the Younger Fuþark (called ). Associated in all three with wealth.

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. Abbreviation of .