Forn-kveðit

Old Norse Dictionary - forn-kveðit

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

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

forn-kveðit
n. part. said of old, epithet of old saws, Eg. 520; satt er hit fornkveðna, svá ergisk hverr sem eldisk, Fær. 218, passim; það finnst á mér sem fornkveðit er, að fátt segir af einum, a ditty.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
part.
participle.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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