For-ysta

Old Norse Dictionary - for-ysta

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

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

for-ysta Old Norse word can mean:

for-ysta
u, f. (forosta, Fms. ii. 88, Fs. 8, Grág. i. 503, Ísl. ii. 87, 330), mod. forusta [qs. forvista, vi = y]:—headship, leadership, and even used personally a captain, 623. 56, Fms. ii. 88, v. 273, vii. 326, Hkr. ii. 202, v. l., Sturl. i. 759, Mork. 137, 140 (cp. Fms. vii. 25, Hkr. iii. 206), Glúm. 340.
for-ysta
COMPDS: forustugeldingr, forystulauss, forustusauðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
qs.
quasi.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Glúm.
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Mork.
Morkinskinna. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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