Futhork
Definition - The name of the Old English runic alphabet.

Notes:
1. The Germanic equivalent is called Futhark.

Example -

The first six letters in the top row spell "futhork."
The first six letters in the top row spell "futhork."


Etymology -
The name derives from the first six letters of the alphabet: f, u, þ, œ (or a), r, k (as shown in the top row above).

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation is from 1851:
"The name Futhork is applied to all systems of phonetic signs of the Teutonic Stock, for the same reason as those of classical derivation are called alphabet."
(D. Wilson Preh. Ann. (1863) II. iv. iv. 285)



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