For-sending

Old Norse Dictionary - for-sending

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

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

for-sending
f. a sending one to certain death, a dangerous mission, Eg. 540, Fms. iii. 68, Hkr. ii. 76, iii. 104 (where forsenda).

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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