For-gísl

Old Norse Dictionary - for-gísl

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

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

for-gísl
m. a hostage, Karl. 79.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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