As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þefja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (þafða, þafðr), v. to stir, thicken; remains only in the pp.; hann hafði þá eigi þafðan sinn graut, he had not cooked his porridge thick.
- (að), v.
- 1) to smell;
- 2) to emit a smell (min fœzla ~r betr hverjum ilm).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚠᛁᛅ
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