For-gangr

Old Norse Dictionary - for-gangr

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

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

for-gangr
m. = forganga, Háv. 57. forgangs-maðr, m. a leader, Hkr. i. 274, Fms. i. 299, vii. 138.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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