Efi

Old Norse Dictionary - efi

Meaning of Old Norse word "efi" in English.

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

efi Old Norse word can mean:

efi
a, m., in old writers almost always ifi:—doubt, Greg. 37, Fms. iii. 8, x. 392, Hkr. i. 223; vera ifa, to be in doubt, Mar. 17; enn er eptir ifi í hug mínum, 623. 26; án ifa (efa), without doubt, Fms. x. 336, Skálda 210: suspicion, Fms. x. 260.
efi
COMPDS: efalauss, efalausligr, efasamr, efasamliga, efasemð, efasök.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Greg.
Gregory. (F. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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