ÖrfiOld Norse Dictionary - örfi
Meaning of Old Norse word "örfi" (or ǫrfi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- örfi (ǫrfi)
- or örvi, f. [örr, adj.], liberality; ágætr af örfi sinni ok atgervi, Þórð. (1860) 95.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, örfi may be more accurately written as ǫrfi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)