Fjarski

Old Norse Dictionary - fjarski

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjarski" in English.

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

fjarski
a, m. a far distance; vera, liggja, í fjarska, to be afar off, Fms. xi. 57, Sks. 183, Fas. iii. 459:—metaph. in mod. usage immensity, and in many COMPDS: fjarskalegr, fjarskaliga, fjarskamikill, etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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