Fang-staðr

Old Norse Dictionary - fang-staðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fang-staðr" in English.

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

fang-staðr
m. something to grasp or lay hold of, in the phrases, fá f. á e-m, to catch hold of one, Vápn. 14, Th. 14; ljá fangstaðar á sér, to let oneself be caught, Fms. iv. 282.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Th.
Theophilus. (F. III.)
Vápn.
Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)
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