Futhark definition

fo͝othärk
The common Germanic runic alphabet.
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The Old English runic alphabet.
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The runic alphabet.
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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.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of futhark - fuark

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
futhark
Plural:
futharks

Origin of futhark

  • From the first six letters of the alphabet: f, u, th, a, r, k (or c)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary