Falda

Old Icelandic Dictionary - falda

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "falda" in English.

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

falda Old Icelandic word can mean:

falda
I)
falda
(feld; félt, féldura; faldinn), v. to array with a woman’s hood (f. e-n or e-m e-u, or með or við e-u); f. sik motri, með or við motri, to hood oneself with a motr; Brandr var faldinn, Brand had on a woman’s headgear; hjálmi faldinn, wearing a helmet.
falda
II)
falda
(að), v.
falda
1) to hood (see prec.);
falda
2) to fold; fá mer skyrtu þína, en ek skal f. hana saman, I shall fold it up; ~ aptr, to unfold.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛚᛏᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
e-u
einhverju.
f.
feminine.
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