As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or -för, f. a northern journey, Fms. ix. 350, Fas. iii. 673. norðrfara-maðr, m. a northfaring man, Ann. 1393.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᚢᚱᚦᚱ-ᚠᛁᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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