As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. quite light; dagr a., broad daylight, Eg. 219; n. sing., vera alljóst, in broad daylight, Grett. 95 A, 112 A, Fms. ix. 35, Sturl. ii. 108; metaph. quite clear, Sks. 490.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᛚᛁᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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