As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
ljúfr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) beloved, dear (l. e-m);
- 2) mild, gentle (hann var l. ok lítillátr við alla);
- 3) ljúft ok leitt, pleasant and unpleasant, weal and woe.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚢᚠᚱ
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