For-garðr

Old Norse Dictionary - for-garðr

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

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

for-garðr
m. a ‘fore-yard,’ the fore-court of a house, Fsm. 2, 3: the metaph. phrase, vera á forgörðum (mod. fara að forgörðum), of stores, to go out of doors, i. e. to be wasted and squandered, Fas. iii. 51.

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fsm.
Fjölsvinns-mál. (A. II.)
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