As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fór, [Scot. misfaer], to go amiss, be lost, Gþl. 508: to do amiss, transgress, Bs. i. 773; misfara með e-u, to treat amiss, outrage, N. G. l. i. 152, Ó. H. 224, Gþl. 102, 312: to misconduct, Fms. vii. 142: reflex. to go amiss, Bret. 98; e-m misfersk, it goes amiss with one, Bs. ii. 18.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚠᛅᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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