FramaOld Norse Dictionary - frama
Meaning of Old Norse word "frama" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [A. S. fremman; Dan. fremme], to further; frama sik, to distinguish oneself, FmS. v. 282: with dat. to further, promote a thing, hvárir-tveggju hafa svá mjök framat kvöð sinni, at …, proceeded so far with their suit, that …, Grág. ii. 50: of a pregnant woman, ek veit at þú ert með barni, ok mjök framat, and far advanced, Finnb. 212, Ld. 142.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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