- nœfr, adj. flink, duelig, rask til sin Gjer-ning, = snœfr (Folkespr. knapp, növer);húsfreyja hans var nœfr kona ok kunnivel firir sér Bp. I, 33929; væringr einn- keypti sér þræl einn ungan ok vardumbi, mátti ekki mæla, ok þó hygg-inn ok nœfr um marga luti OHm. 1242.
Part of speech: adj
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᚯᚠᚱ
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.
- Pagina, side.
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