RífrOld Norse Dictionary - rífr
Meaning of Old Norse word "rífr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [akin to reifa; Engl. rife], munificent, abundant; nú skulu þér bera út slíkan mat sem fyrr var rífastr, Fb. i. 545; boð-r., a fair bidding, fair offer; hlaup-r., very large.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)