ÖfugrOld Icelandic Dictionary - öfugr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "öfugr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
öfugr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) turned the wrong way with the tail or back foremost; ganga, hlaupa ~, to walk, leap backward; drepa, höggva öfgri hendi, with the back of the hand;
- 2) unkind, harsh (mæla öfugt orð til e-s).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᚢᚴᚱ
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