Vel-förOld Norse Dictionary - vel-för
Meaning of Old Norse word "vel-för" (or vel-fǫr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vel-för (vel-fǫr)
- f., in velfarar-minni = velfarandi, Eg. 213. velfara-öl, n. a parting banquet, D. n. iii. 954.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vel-för may be more accurately written as vel-fǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚ-ᚠᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)