ForverkOld Icelandic Dictionary - forverk
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "forverk" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
forverk Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) work done in another’s service;
- 2) harvest of hay;
- 3) hireling’s work; gera ekki ~um við e-n, not to treat one meanly.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚢᛁᚱᚴ
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