PrófaOld Icelandic Dictionary - prófa
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "prófa" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
prófa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to try (p. má ek þetta);
- 2) to examine (p. sök, mil);
- 3) to find out; ef ek ~ þetta sannindi, if find this to be true;
- 4) to prove (by evidence).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚠᛅ
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