Öfund-sýkiOld Norse Dictionary - öfund-sýki
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfund-sýki" (or ǫfund-sýki) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfund-sýki (ǫfund-sýki)
- f. envy, Magn. 506, Barl. 42.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfund-sýki may be more accurately written as ǫfund-sýki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚢᚾᛏ-ᛋᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)