Faðm-lag

Old Norse Dictionary - faðm-lag

Meaning of Old Norse word "faðm-lag" in English.

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

faðm-lag
n., esp. in pl. embraces, Ísl. ii. 269, Fms. iii. 129, Bret. 24: metaph., Sks. 550, Mar. 119.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Bret.
Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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