TifaOld Norse Dictionary - tifa
Meaning of Old Norse word "tifa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [akin to tapsa?], to trip, move the feet quickly; fætrnir tifuðu óðar en vant var, Od. xxiii. (begin.); tifaðisk þá þegar saman fénaðrinn, the sheep hastily flocked together, Stj. 458.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚠᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Odysseifs-kvæði, prose, 1829.
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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