Far-kostr

Old Norse Dictionary - far-kostr

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

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

far-kostr
m. [Swed.-Norse farkost; Scot. farcost], a ferry-boat, a ship, Fms. vi. 219, Edda 48, Grág. ii. 130, Fb. i. 546, Ver. 8, Thom. 29.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
Scot.
Scottish.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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