Fjara

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fjara

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fjara" in English.

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

fjara Old Icelandic word can mean:

fjara
I)
fjara
f.
fjara
1) ebb-tide, ebb;
fjara
2) fore-shore, beach (var þá skógr milli fjalls ok fjöru).
fjara
II)
fjara
(að), v. impers. to ebb; skip (acc.) ~r uppi, ~r undan skipi, the ship is left aground, or remains, high and dry.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛅᚱᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-s
einhvers.
acc.
accusative.
impers.
impersonal.
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