Yfir-ferð

Old Norse Dictionary - yfir-ferð

Meaning of Old Norse word "yfir-ferð" in English.

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

yfir-ferð
f. a passage over or through a country, esp. as a law term, = veizla, q. v.; hafa land várt til yfirferðar, Fms. iv. 364; hann veitti Haraldi at veizlum ok y. Halland, vii. 180, xi. 343: of the poor, ætlaðisk hón til nokkurrar yfirferðar ok biðja sér matar, Bs. i, 198: a visitation, biskups y., n. G. L. i. 345, Bs. i. 84. yfirferðar-íllr, adj. ill to pass, Hrafn. 4.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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