As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
forða Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to put forth (forðuðu fingrum);
- 2) to save, f. fjörvi, lífi, f. sér, to save one’s life;
- 3) refl., ~st, to shun, avoid, escape; f. fund e-s, to shun one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚦᛅ
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