As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þrif-liga Old Norse word can mean:
- adv. deftly; frækiliga ok þ., Stj. 233; eta þ., to eat briskly, Mag.
- 2. mod. cleanly; ó-þrifliga, uncleanly.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᚠ-ᛚᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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