Öfund-girniOld Norse Dictionary - öfund-girni
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfund-girni" (or ǫfund-girni) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfund-girni (ǫfund-girni)
- f. envy.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfund-girni may be more accurately written as ǫfund-girni.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚢᚾᛏ-ᚴᛁᚱᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements