Fasta

Old Norse Dictionary - fasta

Meaning of Old Norse word "fasta" in English.

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

fasta Old Norse word can mean:

fasta
1. að, to fast:
fasta
1. eccl., Hom. 71, 73, Ld. 200, K. Á. 160, Bs. passim, Fms. ii. 250, n. G. l. i. 141, 144.
fasta
2. secular; af fastanda manns munni, Sks. 450, Lækn. 471.
fasta
2. adv. = fastlega, Lex. Poët.

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

Abbreviations used:

eccl.
ecclesiastical.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
adv.
adverb.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Lækn.
Lækninga-bók. (H. V.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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