For-tölur

Old Norse Dictionary - for-tölur

Meaning of Old Norse word "for-tölur" (or for-tǫlur) in English.

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

for-tölur (for-tǫlur)
f. pl. persuasions, Nj. 200, Eg. 9, Hom. 108, Fb. ii. 56, 85.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, for-tölur may be more accurately written as for-tǫlur.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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