Festar-mær

Old Norse Dictionary - festar-mær

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

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

festar-mær
(mod. festar-mey), f. a betrothed maid, = festarkona, Fms. iv. 164, v. 33, Þórð. 67, Fas. i. 412.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Þórð.
Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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