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Runic letter fehu.svg
One form of
Unicode name RUNIC LETTER FEHU FEOH FE F
Unicode block Runic
Codepoint U+16A0
Runic → ᚡ 

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 .