Old Norse Dictionary - arðr-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "arðr-för" (or arðr-fǫr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

arðr-för (arðr-fǫr)
f. a plough-furrow, trench, Stj. 593, 1 Kings xviii. 32.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, arðr-för may be more accurately written as arðr-fǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚦᚱ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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