For-svara

Old Norse Dictionary - for-svara

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

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

for-svara
að, [from Dan. forsvare, cp. Germ. verantworten], to answer for one, defend.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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