Fá-dæmi

Old Norse Dictionary - fá-dæmi

Meaning of Old Norse word "fá-dæmi" in English.

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

fá-dæmi
n. pl. monstrosities, portents, 623. 39, Fms. v. 206: með fádæmum, ofdirfð ok níðingskap, vii. 18; vera með fádæmum, to be portentous, viii. 52, v. l., Sturl. iii. 274; heyrit f., shame!v. 45: joined to an adj. or adv., fá-dæma-, portentous; f. mikill, f. stór, f. vel, etc., Þiðr. 187, Krók. 49.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
adv.
adverb.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
Krók.
Króka Refs Saga. (D. V.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Þiðr.
Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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