Forn-fræði

Old Norse Dictionary - forn-fræði

Meaning of Old Norse word "forn-fræði" in English.

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

forn-fræði Old Norse word can mean:

forn-fræði
f. old lore (of witchcraft), Fms. iii. 90.
forn-fræði
β. archæology, (mod.)

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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