As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
dreifa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to scatter, disperse, with dat. (dreifðu þeir þá öllu liðinu); to strew (tak duft ok dreif á sárit); to sprinkle (~ vatni umhverfis stein); ~ en blóði, to bedabble one with blood; reflex., ~st, to be spread out;
- 2) to derive (~ orð af orði).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛁᚠᛅ
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