As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. luckless, in the proverb, a. verðr annars glys jafnan, (another version of the proverb is quoted s. v. afgjarn), coveted wealth, which is eagerly looked for by another, is luckless, difficult to keep safe, Stj. 78.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛋᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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