SkræfaOld Norse Dictionary - skræfa
Meaning of Old Norse word "skræfa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a coward, Fms. ii. 47, vi. 34, Fb. i. 532, Al. 30, Karl. 63, Edda 213; mann-s.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚱᛅᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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