As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þreifa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to feel with the hand, touch (far þú hingat ok vil ek ~ um þik);
- ~ í hönd e-m, to shake one’s hand;
- refl., ~st fyrir, to feel for oneself, grope along.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᛁᛁᚠᛅ
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