VeifaOld 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
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