Far-kona

Old Norse Dictionary - far-kona

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

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

far-kona
u, f. a beggar-woman, Sturl. ii. 108. farkonu-sótt, f., medic. erysipelas (?), Ann. 1240.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
medic.
medicine, medically.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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