For-kirkja

Old Norse Dictionary - for-kirkja

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

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

for-kirkja
u, f. a church-porch, Stj. 562, Sturl. ii. 59.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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