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Runic Dictionary

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Bjbp Jóms 7I l. 8

arfa — the heir

lemma:

arfi (noun m.; °-a; -ar): heir, heiress

readings:

notes:

[8] arfa Véseta ‘the heir of Véseti [= Búi]’: Véseti is said to have ruled Borgundarhólmr (Bornholm; e.g. Jóms 1879, 30), and to have had three children: Búi digri ‘the Stout’, Sigurðr hvíti ‘the White’ or kápa ‘Cloak’ and Þorgunna, wife of Áki Pálna-Tókason and mother of Vagn (ibid., 30-1).

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