Festar-kona

Old Norse Dictionary - festar-kona

Meaning of Old Norse word "festar-kona" in English.

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

festar-kona
u, f. a betrothed woman, = Germ. braut, viz. from the betrothal to the wedding, Ísl. ii. 217. Fms. ii. 9, Grág. i. 355.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
viz.
namely.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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