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Runic Dictionary

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Bjbp Jóms 7I l. 8

þǫrf — necessary

lemma:

þarfr (adj.): necessary, useful

readings:

notes:

[8] þǫrf ‘necessary’: Lit. ‘a necessity’. The vows that the Jómsvíkingar made to support Búi in his attack on Hákon jarl Sigurðarson became a major element in the legend (see sts 11-14 and Contexts).

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