For-staða

Old Norse Dictionary - for-staða

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

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

for-staða Old Norse word can mean:

for-staða
u, f. standing up for one, shielding one,l. 265, Ld. 180, Lv. 4, Orkn. 40; mæla e-m forstöðu, to say a good word for one, Hkr. ii. 147.
for-staða
COMPD: forstöðumaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Lv.
Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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