Old Norse Dictionary - fyrir-göra

Meaning of Old Norse word "fyrir-göra" (or fyrir-gǫra) in English.

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

fyrir-göra (fyrir-gǫra)
ð, to forfeit, N. G. L. i. 341, Eg. 495, K. Á. 70, Nj. 191.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
K. Á.
Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Njála. (D. II.)
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