Dreifa

Old Icelandic Dictionary - dreifa

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "dreifa" in English.

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

dreifa Old Icelandic word can mean:

dreifa
(-ða, -ðr), v.
dreifa
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;
dreifa
2) to derive (~ orð af orði).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛁᚠᛅ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
reflex.
retlexive.
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