Fóstr-man

Old Norse Dictionary - fóstr-man

Meaning of Old Norse word "fóstr-man" in English.

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

fóstr-man
n. a nurse (bondwoman), Skv. 3. 67 (poët.)

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
poët.
poetically.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Skv.
Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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