For-ræði

Old Norse Dictionary - for-ræði

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

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

for-ræði Old Norse word can mean:

for-ræði
n.
for-ræði
I. = forráð, management; f. fjár, Gþl. 217: rule, sway, Fms. i. 4, vii. 105, x. 231, xi. 326: esp. as a law term, keeping a goðorð (priesthood); manna-f., Hrafn. 19, Grág., and the Sagas passim, forræðis-maðr, m. = forráðamaðr, n. G. l. i. 151, 152, Barl. passim.
for-ræði
II. [Germ. verrath], treason, mod. and rare. Pass. 16. 6; Mar. 468.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
Germ.
German.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
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