- formaðr, m. 1) Person som styrer og leder, = foringi, forgangsmaðr 1. Fm. IV,23715. 3183. VI, 385; Stj. 2004. 2044.40518; Stat. 2835; DN. II, 2911. VII,100 (S. 11826); Heilag. II, 5228; Sturl.II, 22520; Bev. 25026. 2) = forfaðir1; hverr þeirra varð faðir ok formaðrsínnar ættar ok útöluligs afkvæmisStj. 1418.
Part of speech: m
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚮᚱᛘᛆᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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