Fífl-skapr

Old Norse Dictionary - fífl-skapr

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

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

fífl-skapr
m. folly, 625. 192; hence the phrase, hafa e-t í fiflskaparmálum, to speak vainly of a thing (viz. sacred things).

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
viz.
namely.
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