For-standa

Old Norse Dictionary - for-standa

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

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

for-standa
stóð, (for-stá is freq. in poetry of the 16th century), [for. word: Germ. verstehen]:—to understand, Bs. i. 802.

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

Abbreviations used:

for.
foreign.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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