Old Norwegian Dictionary - kyfla

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kyfla" in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

kyfla, f. synes staa for kylfa i Betydning af Kvinden, som stammer, ikke kan taleuden at famle efter Ordene, sandsynligvisbrugt om Sverres svenske Dronning,fordi det gik hende som Harald Gille (Fm. VII, 1654) med den norske Tale: kyflan gauzka, er þú trúir á Fm. VIII,30821 fg; eller skal kyfla for kylfa heropfattes paa lignende Maade som stöngi Mostrstöng?

Part of speech: f

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛦᚠᛚᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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