Dirfa

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dirfa

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dirfa" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

dirfa
(-ða, -t), v. to make bold; esp. ~ sik or ~st, to dare; ~st til es or at e-u, to have courage for a thing; bœndr dirfðust mjök við Birkibeina, became bold, impudent; ~st at gera et, to dare to do a thing.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚱᚠᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-u
einhverju.
esp.
especially.
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