Old Swedish Dictionary - þärf

Meaning of Old Swedish word "þärf" (or þærf) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

þärf (þærf)
, se þarf, þarfliker, tharflös.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so þärf may have also been written as þærf

Alternative forms or notes:
  • þärfliker ,
  • thärflös

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛅᚱᚠ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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