Dreif

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dreif

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dreif" in English.

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

dreif Old Icelandic word can mean:

dreif
I) f.
dreif
1) scattering;
dreif
drepa e-u á ~, to scatter about; fig. to throw or cast aside, to let drop;
dreif
þeir drápu óllu á ~ um þessa fyrirætlun, gave it up altogether;
dreif
2) string or chain (valrinn komst hvergi, því at ~arnar héldu honum).
dreif
II) from drífa.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛁᚠ

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
e-u
einhverju.
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