ÖfgarOld Norse Dictionary - öfgar
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfgar" (or ǫfgar) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfgar (ǫfgar)
- f. pl. an exaggeration, false report; það eru engar öfgar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfgar may be more accurately written as ǫfgar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚴᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements