GnúfaOld Norse Dictionary - gnúfa
Meaning of Old Norse word "gnúfa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gnúfa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. ð, (qs. gnúpa), to droop, stoop; skalf hón öll af hræðslu ok gnúfði hón með höfði sínu, Str. 76.
- 2. adj. drooping, stooping; hann sat gnúfa hryggr … lypti upp höfði sínu, Str. 73.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᚢᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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