Ferja

Old Norse Dictionary - ferja

Meaning of Old Norse word "ferja" in English.

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

ferja Old Norse word can mean:

ferja
1. u, f. a ferry, D. I.I.)">Bs. i. 355, D. I. i. 319, 320, Ld. 56, 324.
ferja
COMPDS: ferjuár, ferjubúi, ferjuhald, ferjukarl, ferjuland, ferjumaðr, ferjumáldagi, ferjuskattr, ferjuskip, ferjusmíði, ferjustaðr, ferjustútr, ferjutollr.
ferja
2. old form farði, Fms. v.. (in a verse), Vellekla; pl. förðu, Grág. i. 274; part. farðr, K. Þ. K. 24, Blas. 5, Grág. ii. 267; acc. förðan, i. 273 (Kb., Ed. Arna-Magn. færðan wrongly); pres. ferr, Grág. i. 272; imperat. fer, Hbl. 3; mod. pret. ferjaði, Fms. v. 182, K. Á. 12: [Engl. ferry, cp. Germ. färge]:—to transport, carry by sea, and esp. to ferry over a river or strait; ferja e-n af landi, to carry one abroad, Grág. i. 145; eigi skal þá ferja yfir vötn eðr reiða, K. Þ. K. 82; ferja e-n aptr, to carry one back, 24: as a law phrase, ú-ferjandi, outlawed, Germ. vogelfrei, Grág., Nj. passim.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
acc.
accusative.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
esp.
especially.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
imperat.
imperative.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
part.
participle.
pl.
plural.
pres.
present.
pret.
preterite.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
D. I.
Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Arna-Magn.
Arna-Magnacanus.
Blas.
Blasius Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hbl.
Harbarðs-ljóð. (A. I.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Magn.
Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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