Forði

Old Norse Dictionary - forði

Meaning of Old Norse word "forði" in English.

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

forði
a, m. respite; skammr f., a short respite, Fms. viii. 154, v. l.: in mod. usage, stores, viands; lífs f., what supports life, a livelihood,—this sense seems not to occur in old writers; hence forða-búr, n. a store-house.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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