For-lendi

Old Norse Dictionary - for-lendi

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

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

for-lendi
n. ‘fore-land,’ the land between sea and hills, Finnb. 242, Bs. ii. 25, Orkn. 324; now undir-lendi.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Finnb.
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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