Fastna

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fastna

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fastna" in English.

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

fastna Old Icelandic word can mean:

fastna
(að), v.
fastna
1) to pledge, promise solemnly (f. e-m lögbót);
fastna
2) to betroth (~ði Mörðr Hrúti dóttur sína); f. sér konu, to engage a wife;
fastna
refl. ~st, to be betrothed.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛋᛏᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
f.
feminine.
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