FœrrOld Icelandic Dictionary - fœrr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fœrr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
fœrr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) able to go (vóru þeir allra manna bezt fœrir bæði á fœti ok á skíðum);
- 2) capable of being passed, passable, safe (Petlansfjorðr var eligi f.); fœrt veðr, weather fit for travelling; skip fœrt, fit for sea, seaworthy;
- 3) f. tíl e-s, capable of, able to do a thing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚱ
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