As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. very glad (‘fain’), Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᚠᛁᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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