Ferð

Old Norse Dictionary - ferð

Meaning of Old Norse word "ferð" in English.

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

ferð Old Norse word can mean:

ferð
f. (farðir, pl. exploits, Haustl.), travel, journey, Fms. i. 3, iv. 3, Nj. 7, Ísl. ii. 126, Ann. 1242, Sturl. iii. 38, Ld. 96, Dipl. v. 18; ekki verða allar ferðir til fjár (a saying); um-f., a round, circuit; vel-f., welfare.
ferð
COMPDS: ferðabók, ferðahugr, ferðalag, ferðamaðr, ferðarbroddr, ferðarleyfi, ferðarmót.
ferð
II. á-ferð, the texture of cloth.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
Dipl.
Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Haustl.
Haustlöng. (A. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Back