KrofOld Norse Dictionary - krof
Meaning of Old Norse word "krof" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [cp. kryfja, and a lost strong verb krjúfa, krauf, krofinn, to embowel]:—the cut-up carcase of a slaughtered animal; nauts-k., sauðar-k., Dipl. v. 18, Sturl. iii. 262, Fas. ii. 114.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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