As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
fóstra Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to bring up as a foster-child, be a foster-father to.
- 1) foster-mother;
- 2) foster-daughter.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚱᛅ
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