Far-ald

Old Norse Dictionary - far-ald

Meaning of Old Norse word "far-ald" in English.

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

far-ald
n. [A. S. fareld], a journey, only in the phrase, hverju faraldi, how, by what means, expressing wonder at one’s appearance, escape, or the like; mátti þat engi maðr vita hverju f. þangat mundi farit hafa, BS. i. 338, Rd. 235, Sturl. iii. 219, FS. 147 (where wrongly fem.), Mar. 98.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
f.
feminine.
fem.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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