Eggjunar-fífl

Old Norse Dictionary - eggjunar-fífl

Meaning of Old Norse word "eggjunar-fífl" in English.

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

eggjunar-fífl
n. a fool, a cat’s paw, Nj. 52; vide eggingar-fífl.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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