Ofr-borðOld Norse Dictionary - ofr-borð
Meaning of Old Norse word "ofr-borð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. overboard; in the metaph. phrase, detta fyrir ofrborð, to fall overboard, lose heart and courage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚱ-ᛒᚢᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.