Bónorðs-förOld Norse Dictionary - bónorðs-för
Meaning of Old Norse word "bónorðs-för" (or bónorðs-fǫr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bónorðs-för (bónorðs-fǫr)
- f. a wooing journey; fara b., to go a-wooing, Nj. 16.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bónorðs-för may be more accurately written as bónorðs-fǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚾᚢᚱᚦᛋ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)