Farmr

Old Norse Dictionary - farmr

Meaning of Old Norse word "farmr" in English.

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

farmr
m. a fare, freight, cargo, Jb. 411, Eg. 129, Band. 5, Fms. iv. 259, Grág. ii. 395: metaph. a load in general, vide Lex. Poët.: in the Edda, Odin is Farma-guð and Farma-týr, m. the god and helper of loads,—he also was invoked bv sailors; skips-f., a ship’s freight: viðar-f., timbr-f., korn-f., hey-f., etc., a load of wood, timber, corn, hay, etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Jb.
Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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