Fordæðu-skapr

Old Norse Dictionary - fordæðu-skapr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fordæðu-skapr" in English.

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

fordæðu-skapr
m. witchcraft, sorcery, Hom. 86, Bs. ii. 97, N. G. L. i. 182, defined K. Þ. K. 76:—objects used for sorcery, N. G. L. i. 351.

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

Abbreviations used:

L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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