As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. grasping after, Ld. 318, v. l.: now in Icel. pettish; and áreitni, f. pettishness.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚱᛁᛁᛏᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)