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