Erfiða

Old Icelandic Dictionary - erfiða

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "erfiða" in English.

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

erfiða Old Icelandic word can mean:

erfiða
(að), v.
erfiða
1) to toil, labour;
erfiða
2) ~ e-m, to cause one trouble; ~ sér í e-u, to trouble oneself with;
erfiða
3) to till (~ jörðina);
erfiða
4) impers, ~ði sóttarfar hans, his illness grew more severe.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚱᚠᛁᚦᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
e-u
einhverju.
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