Barnfóstr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - barnfóstr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "barnfóstr" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

barnfóstr
n. fostering of a child (a kind of adoption in olden times); bjóða e-m ~, to offer to do this for another man.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾᚠᚢᛋᛏᚱ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
n.
neuter.
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