Old 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

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