As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- 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
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)