For-gísla

Old Norse Dictionary - for-gísla

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

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

for-gísla
að, to give as hostage, Karl. 57, O. H. l. 65.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
O. H. L.
Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
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