DirfaOld Icelandic Dictionary - dirfa
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dirfa" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (-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
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