Forða

Old Icelandic Dictionary - forða

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "forða" in English.

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

forða Old Icelandic word can mean:

forða
(að), v.
forða
1) to put forth (forðuðu fingrum);
forða
2) to save, f. fjörvi, lífi, f. sér, to save one’s life;
forða
3) refl., ~st, to shun, avoid, escape; f. fund e-s, to shun one.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚦᛅ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-s
einhvers.
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