For-vitni

Old Norse Dictionary - for-vitni

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

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

for-vitni
f. curiosity (often in a bad sense), Fas. i. 71, Sks. 183, 553, Fms. i. 145, 260, Glúm. 327, Johann. 625. 89; fáa leiðir gott af forvitninni (a saying), Vídal. i. 58.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Glúm.
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Vídal.
Vídalíns-Postilla.
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