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Runic Dictionary

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ESk Frag 1III l. 4

vafr — flickering

lemma:

vafr- ((prefix)): [flickering] < vafrlogi (noun m.)

readings:

[4] vafr‑: vafrs‑ Tˣ

notes:

[4] vafrlogi ‘flickering flame’: Usually refers to an impregnable wall of fire surrounding women’s dwellings in myth and legend (see LP: vafrlogi, and e.g. Skí 8/3, 9/3). See also Note to Þul Elds 2/1 and Kommentar I, 57.

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