Old Norse Dictionary - víð-förli

Meaning of Old Norse word "víð-förli" (or víð-fǫrli) in English.

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

víð-förli (víð-fǫrli)
f. a far-travelling, Bret. 30.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
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