For-gíslOld Norse Dictionary - for-gísl
Meaning of Old Norse word "for-gísl" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)