ÖfriOld Norse Dictionary - öfri
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfri" (or ǫfri) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfri (ǫfri)
- i. e. øfri, compar., and øfstr, superl., are older forms for efri, efstr; see p. 116, col. 2.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfri may be more accurately written as ǫfri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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