ÞæfaOld Norse Dictionary - þæfa
Meaning of Old Norse word "þæfa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þæfa Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a stamping.
- 2. metaph. a long tedious struggle, a quarrel, Bs. i. 159, Burl. 58, 65, 150, Fb. ii. 207: = þóf. þæfu-steinn, m. a stamping-stone: an Icel. local name.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛅᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)