Víð-förullOld Norse Dictionary - víð-förull
Meaning of Old Norse word "víð-förull" (or víð-fǫrull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- víð-förull (víð-fǫrull)
- adj. far-travelling, Fms. i. 100, Al. 11; as a nickname, inn víðförli, the far-traveller, Oddr, Þorvaldr, Eiríkr, Hrani inn víðförli, Fms. i. 60, 274, Fb, i. 29 sqq.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, víð-förull may be more accurately written as víð-fǫrull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚠᚢᚱᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)