Forn-saga

Old Norse Dictionary - forn-saga

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

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

forn-saga
u, f. an old tale, esp. of the mythical age, Fas. i. 417 (v. l.), Eg. 698: mod. forn-sögur, old legends.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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