Barn-fóstra

Old Norse Dictionary - barn-fóstra

Meaning of Old Norse word "barn-fóstra" in English.

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

barn-fóstra
u, f. a foster-mother of a child, Mar.; now a nurse.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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