Old Norse Dictionary - skip-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "skip-för" (or skip-fǫr) in English.

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

skip-för (skip-fǫr)
f. a sailing, Eg. 220: a voyage; vera í skipförum, 73; banna skipfarar upp í landit, Hkr. ii. 12.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛒ-ᚠᚢᚱ
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.)
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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