Festa

Old Norse Dictionary - festa

Meaning of Old Norse word "festa" in English.

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

festa Old Norse word can mean:

festa
u, f. a bail, pledge; svardagi ok f., Nj. 164, 240, Fms. iv. 268, 285, ix. 432, Eg. 227, Js. 40.
festa
COMPD: festumaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Js.
Járnsíða. (B. III.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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