Efla

Old Icelandic Dictionary - efla

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "efla" in English.

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

efla Old Icelandic word can mean:

efla
(-da, -dr), v.
efla
1) to strengthen structurally, to reinforce (~ veggi);
efla
létu þeir ~ at nýju Danavirki, they restored the Danish wall;
efla
2) to found, raise (~ stað, kirkju);
efla
~ her (lið) á hendr e-m, to raise troops against one;
efla
~ e-n, to support, aid (efldi Dofri hann síðan til ríkis í Noregi);
efla
~ e-n til rangs máls, to help one in an unjust cause;
efla
3) to perform;
efla
~ heit, to make a vow;
efla
~ at brullaupi, to hold a wedding;
efla
4) to be able (sem vér eflum ok orkum);
efla
5) refl., ~st.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚠᛚᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
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