Frýja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - frýja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "frýja" in English.

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

frýja Old Icelandic word can mean:

frýja
I)
frýja
(frý, frýða, frýt), v.
frýja
1) to defy, taunt (hón frýði honum með mörgum orðum): f. e-m hugar, to challenge one’s courage; þessi klæði ~ ykkr föður-hefnda, those clothes challenge you to revenge your father;
frýja
2) f. á e-t, to complain of; to egg (goad) on.
frýja
II)
frýja
f. taunt, reproach; verja sik frýju, to clear one self of reproach.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᚢᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
f.
feminine.
e-t
eitthvat.
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