As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- njósnar-för (njósnar-fǫr)
- f. a spying journey, Stj. 360, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, njósnar-för may be more accurately written as njósnar-fǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚢᛋᚾᛅᚱ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.