GæfrOld Norse Dictionary - gæfr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gæfr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. meek, quiet, Sturl. iii. 71, Hrafn. 24, Grett. 107 A; þat er mér ok gæfast, that is pleasant to me, Fms. ii. 261.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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