Faðma

Old Norse Dictionary - faðma

Meaning of Old Norse word "faðma" in English.

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

faðma
að, to embrace, Stj. 185, Barl. 29, Gg. 3: recipr. to embrace one another. Sks. 572: metaph. to grasp with the arms, Sturl. i. 169, Al. 86.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
pr.
proper, properly.
recipr.
reciprocally.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Gg.
Grógaldr. (A. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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