VáveifligrOld Norse Dictionary - váveifligr
Meaning of Old Norse word "váveifligr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. sudden; at sízt brygði við váfeifliga hluti, Fms. vi. 250; v. vatna-vöxtr, Stj. 87; v. sótt, sudden illness, Hom. (St.); verðr það opt þá varir minnst, | voveiflig hætta búin finnst, Pass. 5. 2.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚢᛁᛁᚠᛚᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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