For-nes

Old Norse Dictionary - for-nes

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

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

for-nes
n. a promontory, (cp. Furness in Lancashire), Orkn. 442.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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