Fram

Old Icelandic Dictionary - fram

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "fram" in English.

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

fram Old Icelandic word can mean:

fram
adv.
fram
1) forward; hann féll f. á. fœtr konungi, he fell forward on his face at the king’s feet; f. rétt, straight on; koma f., to reappear;
fram
2) out of the house; opp. to inn, innarr (var hon ávalt borin f. ok innarr);
fram
3) on the fore part, in front, opp. to aptr (maðr f., en dýr aptr); aptr ok f., fore and aft, of a ship;
fram
4) joined with preps. and particles, bíða f. á dag, f. á nótt, to wait far into the day, or night; bíða f. um jól, to wait till after Yule; fyrir lög f., in spite of the law; f. undan eyjunni; off the island;
fram
5) of time, hversu er f. orðit, how late is it, what time is it? f. orðit dags, late in the day.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᛘ

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
f.
feminine.
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