Old Norwegian Dictionary - töfl

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "töfl" (or tǫfl) in Norwegian.

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

töfl (tǫfl)
töfl, f. Brikke i Brætspil (tafl); konungrsat ok tefldi hneftafl, ok nefndi maðrinntöfl konungs Fm. VI, 2921; H. hélt töfleinni, er hann hafði drepit Fld. I, 28520.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, töfl may be more accurately written as tǫfl.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᚯᚠᛚ
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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