from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The Runic alphabet as used to write Old English.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Runic alphabet; -- so called from the first six letters f, u, þ (th), o (or a), r, c (=k). See futharc.


From the sounds of the first six letters: , , , , , ; compare ABCs. (Wiktionary)


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