For-tjald

Old Norse Dictionary - for-tjald

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

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

for-tjald
n. a curtain, Ld. 29: a bed-curtain, Fms. iii. 196, Fas. iii. 391, Háv. 54, Sams. 11: the veil of the Temple, Stj. 321, Pass., n. T.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Háv.
Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
N. T.
New Testament.
Pass.
Passiu-Sálmar.
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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