from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the name for the runic alphabet. See rune.


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  • P.K. Saha Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio I believe the runic futharc contained a letter having the sound ` th 'which lingered in medieval manuscript for some centuries after the otherwise total conquest by the Mediterranean alphabet.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2


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