Framr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - framr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "framr" in English.

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

framr Old Icelandic word can mean:

framr
(compar. framarri, fremri; superl. framastr, fremstr), a.
framr
1) forward, prominent; neut., framt, to such an extent; treysta framt á, to put full trust in; compar. the foremost of two; til hins fremra austrrúms, to the fore pumping room; hit fremra, the place nearest the door, the road along the coast (fóru sumir f. tit Seljalandsmúla);
framr
2) fig., fremri e-m, superior to (öllum fremri) superl. foremost, best (fremstr at allri sœmd); furthest back (hvat þú fremst um veizt).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛅᛘᚱ

Abbreviations used:

compar.
comparative.
superl.
superlative.
f.
feminine.
neut.
neuter.
e-m
einhverjum.
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