Old Norse Dictionary - þing-för

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

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

þing-för Old Norse word can mean:

þing-för (þing-fǫr)
f. = þingferð, Grág. i. 46, ii. 34; um þingfarir, at the season of alþing, Grett. 136 A (um þing Ed.)
þing-för (þing-fǫr)
COMPDS: þingfararbalkr, þingfararfé, þingfararkaup.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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