For-nám

Old Norse Dictionary - for-nám

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

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

for-nám
n. an obstacle, Bs. ii. 106, 179:—the haft on the hilt (nema fyrir), Stj. 383. Judges iii. 16, 22.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚾᛅᛘ
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.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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