Far-sæla

Old Norse Dictionary - far-sæla

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

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

far-sæla
u, f., prop. good speed (in travelling); but only used metaph. good speed, prosperity, happiness, freq. in that use, esp. in eccl. sense, 623. 52. Stj. 327; f. þessa heims, Hom. 29, 76. Fms. i. 104, vi. 155, x. 276, 409.

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

Abbreviations used:

eccl.
ecclesiastical.
esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
prop.
proper, properly.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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