As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þörf-gi (þǫrf-gi)
- adj. not needed, Skv. 3. 33, Hkv. Hjörv. 39.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þörf-gi may be more accurately written as þǫrf-gi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚱᚠ-ᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Hkv. Hjörv.
- Helga-kviða Hjörvarðssonar. (A. II.)
- Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.