Old Icelandic Dictionary - veifa

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "veifa" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

veifa Old Icelandic word can mean:

(-ða, -t), v. to wave, swing (veifði hann Mjöllni morðgjörnum fram); veifði hann rœði, he pulled the oar;
refl., ~st um lausum hala, to ‘wag a loose tail’, be free to do as one pleases.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᚠᛅ

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages closely related to Old Icelandic.