For-viða

Old Norse Dictionary - for-viða

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

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

for-viða
adj. ind. [qs. forveðja, q. v.], upset in a fight, Nj. 228. 246; Gestr varð allr f. fyrir, Bárð. 43 new Ed., Róm. 150:—in mod. usage, amazed, greatly surprised.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
qs.
quasi.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bárð.
Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Róm.
Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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