Fast-haldrOld Norse Dictionary - fast-haldr
Meaning of Old Norse word "fast-haldr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
fast-haldr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. fast-holding, tenacious, saving, Fms. x. 409.
- β. as subst. a key, Edda (Gl.): a shackle, Fastaldr var á Fenri lagðr, Mkv.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛋᛏ-ᚼᛅᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Málshátta-kvæði. (A. III.)