Fóstr-systir

Old Norse Dictionary - fóstr-systir

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

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

fóstr-systir
f. (sometimes in MSS. spelt fósystir, Mar. 14, 15, Stj. 407, BS. i. 460), a foster-sister, FS. 139, Fb. ii. 4.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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