For-sköp

Old Norse Dictionary - for-sköp

Meaning of Old Norse word "for-sköp" (or for-skǫp) in English.

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

for-sköp (for-skǫp)
n. pl. bad times, ill fate, Hkv. 2. 32.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, for-sköp may be more accurately written as for-skǫp.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Hkv.
Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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