As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfund-sjúkr (ǫfund-sjúkr)
- adj. envious, jealous, Fms. iii. 153, vi. 96, Sks. 437, Rom. 382.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfund-sjúkr may be more accurately written as ǫfund-sjúkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚢᚾᛏ-ᛋᛁᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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