For-smá

Old Norse Dictionary - for-smá

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

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

for-smá
ð, [Germ. verschmähen], to despise, Stj. 142, 621 (v. l.), Sturl. ii. 15, Fms. iii. 89, (now freq.)

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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