ÞriftOld Norse Dictionary - þrift
Meaning of Old Norse word "þrift" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. thrift; fari sá útlægr ok komi alldregi í þrift, Js. 25; koma e-m í þrift, Fb. i. 136; komask í þrift, Fms. vi. 115.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
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