Old Norse Dictionary - öfig-yrði

Meaning of Old Norse word "öfig-yrði" (or ǫfig-yrði) in English.

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

öfig-yrði (ǫfig-yrði)
n. a froward word, evil word.

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

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

Abbreviations used: