Öfig-streymiOld Norse Dictionary - öfig-streymi
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfig-streymi" (or ǫfig-streymi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfig-streymi (ǫfig-streymi)
- n. an eddy, cross current, used of the tide or current running against the wind or another current, and making rough water.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfig-streymi may be more accurately written as ǫfig-streymi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚴ-ᛋᛏᚱᛁᚢᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements