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Runic Dictionary

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Anon Mv III 10VII l. 3

kafa — the plunging

lemma:

kaf (noun n.; °; *-): deep sea < kafadjúp (noun n.)

readings:

notes:

[3] kafadjúp ‘the plunging depths’: This is an acc. of place. Finnur thought he could read an ‘i’ above the ‘k’ and adds the prep. í ‘into’ (‘he sank into the depth’; so also Skald). However, no ‘i’ can be discerned in 721.

kennings:

grammar:

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