Drífa

Old Norse Dictionary - drífa

Meaning of Old Norse word "drífa" in English.

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

drífa
u, f. a fall of snow, sleet; fjúk ok d., Bs. i. 185; veðr var þykt ok d., Fms. v. 341; skotvápn flugu svá þykt sem d., i. 45; um kveldit görði á drífu-él blautt, Orkn. 414; kom þá drífu-él mikit, ok var all-myrkt, Fms. ix. 23.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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