As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
deyfa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to make deaf (daufr); impers., hann deyfi, he became deaf;
- 2) to make blunt (~ egg, sverð, vápn);
- 3) to soothe, allay (~ kvalar, sakar).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚢᚠᛅ
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