Far-vegr

Old Norse Dictionary - far-vegr

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

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

far-vegr Old Norse word can mean:

far-vegr
m. a track, Fms. v. 225, ix. 366, xi. 316; manna f., a track of men,l. 538, Stj. 71: metaph., Sks. 565 B.
far-vegr
2. a ‘fair way,’ a channel, bed of a river, Landn. 65, Grág. ii. 281, Stj. 230, Fms. iv. 360 (freq.)
far-vegr
3. a road, journey; langr f., Fms. xi. 16, v. 225.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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