Old Norse Dictionary - föstu-afbrigð

Meaning of Old Norse word "föstu-afbrigð" (or fǫstu-afbrigð) in English.

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

föstu-afbrigð (fǫstu-afbrigð)
f. breaking the fast, K. Á. 192.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föstu-afbrigð may be more accurately written as fǫstu-afbrigð.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
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