For-akt

Old Norse Dictionary - for-akt

Meaning of Old Norse word "for-akt" in English.

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

for-akt Old Norse word can mean:

for-akt
n. (for. word), intention; með vilja eðr f., H. E. i. 561.
for-akt
β. in mod. usage = Germ. veracht, contempt.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
for.
foreign.
n.
neuter.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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