Old Norse Dictionary - fyrir-söngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fyrir-söngr" (or fyrir-sǫngr) in English.

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

fyrir-söngr (fyrir-sǫngr)
m. the ‘fore-song’ or prelude in a service, Fms. vii. 198.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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