As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hvarfa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to be turned round; lét hann sér í hendi h. ker gullit, he rolled the gold cup round in his hand;
- 2) stroll about (fílamir ~ um skóginn); e-m ~r hugr, one’s mind wavers;
- 3) h. í milli, to stand between (in the way).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛅᚱᚠᛅ
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