Ferskr

Old Norse Dictionary - ferskr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ferskr" in English.

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

ferskr
adj. [O. H. G. frisc; Germ. fersch; Engl. fresh], fresh, of food, meat, fish, fruit, etc.; ferskr fiskr, N. G. l. iii. 193; fersk grös, fresh herbs, Bs. i. 258; fersk lykt, a fresh smell, Clar. 85; ferskar gjafir, Stj. 109: scarcely used in a metaph. sense as in Engl.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
Engl.
English.
etc.
et cetera.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
O. H. G.
Old High German.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Clar.
Clarus Saga. (G. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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