As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dag-far Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a ‘day-fare,’ journey, used in dat. in the phrase, fara dagfari ok náttfari, to travel day and night, Fms. i. 203; hann hafði farit norðan dagfari, in a single day’s journey, ix. 513.
- 2. mod. and theol. the ‘journey of life,’ daily course, conduct; hence dagfars-góðr, adj. good and gentle.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚴ-ᚠᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- theological, theologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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