For-ráð

Old Norse Dictionary - for-ráð

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

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

for-ráð Old Norse word can mean:

for-ráð
n. management, superintendance; með forráði ok umsýslu e-s, Rb. 400: the phrase, kunna ekki fótum sínum forráð, Stj. 558:—administration, stewardship, hann hafði f. með Auði, Landn. 109; hann tók þar við forráðum öllum, Eg. 36, 84; staðar-forráð, the management of church domain-land, Bs. i. 479; til eignar ok forráða, Ld. 14; forráð sakar, the leading of a suit, Grág. i. 489:—as a law term, the holding a goðorð (q. v.) of the heathen time, manna-forráð, Hrafn. 14, Nj. 149, v. l.; hence rule, sway, Fms. vii. 209, xi. 201, Eg. 50, 401.
for-ráð
COMPD: forráðamaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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