KröfOld Norse Dictionary - kröf
Meaning of Old Norse word "kröf" (or krǫf) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kröf (krǫf)
- f., gen. krafar, pl. krafir, [krefja], a claim, demand, Stj. 225; K. Á. 220, Fms. i. 66.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kröf may be more accurately written as krǫf.
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:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)