As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- -hverfa, u, f. a going astray, of sheep, Fs. 46, Dropl. 34, Rd. 240, 241, Band. 12 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᚼᚢᛅᚱᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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