As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þrifligr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. thrifty, well-to-do; maðr þ. í rauðum kyrtli, Grett. 67 new Ed., Fms. iii. 135, Fas. i. 314; þrifligra barn, Finnb. 214.
- 2. cleanly.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᚠᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.