Old Norse Dictionary - öfund-kennt

Meaning of Old Norse word "öfund-kennt" (or ǫfund-kennt) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

öfund-kennt (ǫfund-kennt)
part. envied, exposing one to ill-will, Fms. vi. 145.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfund-kennt may be more accurately written as ǫfund-kennt.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚢᚾᛏ-ᚴᛁᚾᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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