Foringi

Old Norse Dictionary - foringi

Meaning of Old Norse word "foringi" in English.

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

foringi
a, m., gen. ja, pl. jar, a leader, captain, Fær. 106, Hom. 111, Fs. 57, Vápn. 25, Bs. i. 48, Fms. iv. 147, v. 295; hers-f., liðs-f., a captain of troops; skips-f., a ship’s captain.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
gen.
genitive.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Vápn.
Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)
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