Dofi

Old Norse Dictionary - dofi

Meaning of Old Norse word "dofi" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

dofi
a, m. [daufr], medic. torpor, in the hands, feet, etc.,—handar-dofi, fota-dofi; as to the art, stein-dofi, anaesthesia; núla-dofi, ‘needle-torpor,’ ‘pins and needles,’l. ix. 205, 206: metaph. torpor, numbness, Stj. 97, Hom. 108.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
medic.
medicine, medically.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Fél.
Félags-rit.
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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