Old Norse Dictionary - kaf-för

Meaning of Old Norse word "kaf-för" (or kaf-fǫr) in English.

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

kaf-för (kaf-fǫr)
f. a ducking, Þórð. 11 new Ed.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kaf-för may be more accurately written as kaf-fǫr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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