For-vitri

Old Norse Dictionary - for-vitri

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

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

for-vitri
adj. (-vitra, Fms. vi. 56, 428), very wise, deep, Fms. iv. 24, 239, vi. 56, xi. 79, Band. 3, Eg. 3, Bs. i. 66 (forvitr).

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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