Old Norse Dictionary - töfl

Meaning of Old Norse word "töfl" (or tǫfl) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

töfl (tǫfl)
f. [tafl], a tablet, a piece in a game, Fms. vi. 29, Fas. i. 285.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, töfl may be more accurately written as tǫfl.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚠᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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