For-yflask

Old Norse Dictionary - for-yflask

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

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

for-yflask
d, dep. (foriflask, Al. 110 and 655 xxix; for-œfask, Hom. 151), in the phrase, f. e-s, only used with neg., to shrink from nothing; Lucinia foryfldisk eigi íllra ráða, Bær. 14; Halli foryfldisk eigi at mæla þat er honum sýndisk, Fms. vi. 360 (foryfildiz, Mork. 93); at þeir muni foriflaz at etja við afla-muninn, Al. l. c.; þú foræfisk (foryflisk?) eigi eiða, thou shrinkest not from perjury, Hom. l. c.

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

Abbreviations used:

dep.
deponent.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
neg.
negative.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Bær.
Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Mork.
Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
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