Old Norwegian Dictionary - ofstýri

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ofstýri" in Norwegian.

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

ofstýri, n. hvad der overstiger ens Evner, saa at han ikke magter det; yðr munofstýri verða at leggja mik við velliLaxd. 82 (23110); ætla ek, at þú verðiross skjótt ofstýri, ef þú vilt ekki hafaráð vár Fld. I, 36517.

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚠᛋᛏᛦᚱᛁ
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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